|[Lowly Sea Catfish]|
Local common name:
Lowly Sea Catfish
Arius utik [Arius oetik]*
Arriidae [Sea Catfishes]
29.5 cm[max to ?? cm]
Yes, this fish was caught off in-between Pasir Ris & Ubin.
Sea catfishes are extremely difficult to ID as most of them look identical. It is ID mainly thru the different shapes of 'upper tooth patches' in its mouth & partially from the different patterns on the 'top view of the head.'
Dorsal spines:1, rays:7 ; Anal spines:1, rays:12
*ID may be subjected to changes.
Credit goes to 'Kelvin KP Lim' in helping in the ID of this fish
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