Bycatch: Hardhead Catfish

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Bycatch: Hardhead Catfish

The hardhead catfish, Arius felis, must be handled carefully due to the large spine in its dorsal fin.


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The Marine Fisheries Stock Enhancement program breeds and rears game fish and mollusks for release into marine waters and evaluates the use of hatchery-reared animals.

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