Sea Catfish ( Arius sp. )

Kanduli

Common Name:   Sea Catfish, Hardhead

Local Name  Kanduli (Tagalog);  Ito (Cebuano)

Max Size:  80 cm

BiodiversityMarine, Brackish, Freshwater

Depth:  1 – ?? m

Fishing Season:  All Year Long

Minimum Size Limit:  10 inches

Recommended Bait/Lures:  Earthworms, Shrimp, shellfish

IUCN Red List Status:  Not Evaluated (NE)

Sea Catfish are a catfish species found in both fresh and saltwater around the Philippines.  Species of this genus that have been recorded in the Philippines include; manillensis, maculatus, venosus, and arius. There are other possible genus of sea catfish found in Philippine waters however the Arius appears to be the most common.

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Posted on June 9, 2011, in Catfish (Hito). Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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