Black Sea Catfish (Galeichthys ater)

Also known as Black Sea Barbel, White Barbel

Description

Also known as Black Sea Barbel, White Barbel.

Found in shallow water coastal reefs.
They feed on benthic invertebrates and worms.
Length - 45cm
Depth - ?m
Southeast Atlantic - Namibia, South Africa

These are mainly seawater catfish.
Some of these catfish have venomous spines in the fins which can inflict painful wounds.
Repeated stings from these catfish may result in death. Ref: https://www.fishbase.se/summary/5998

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