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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FWC Facts:
Shrimping is done at night because at least two of the principal shrimp species harvested in Florida, the pink shrimp and the brown shrimp, are nocturnal.

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