|Kingdom Animale | Phylum Chordata | Subphylum Vertebrata|
This is the most common catfish and frequently caught by hook and line. Young fish often school. The dorsal and pectoral fins each have a sharp, slightly curved spine covered by skin which are associated with venom glands. (Adult length up to 25cm).
From A Guide to Seashore Life by Dr Leo W H Tan and Peter K L Ng
Published by the Singapore Science Centre and sponsored by BP
@Raffles Museum of Biodiversity Research and Singapore Science Centre