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 Gulf sturgeon spawns 140 miles upstream from the mouth of the Suwannee River, one of the last pristine rivers with no dams to bar its path.

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