Ariopsis (fish)

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Ariopsis (fish)
Ariopsis felis
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Siluriformes
Family: Ariidae
Subfamily: Ariinae
Genus: Ariopsis
T. N. Gill, 1861
Type species
Silurus felis
Linnaeus, 1766

Ariopsis is a genus of sea catfishes found along the Pacific and Atlantic coasts of the Americas. The genus has been merged with Sciades by some authorities.[1]


There are currently four described species in this genus:[2]


  1. ^ "Ariopsis Gill, 1861". World Register of Marine Species. Retrieved 28 July 2017.
  2. ^ Froese, Rainer, and Daniel Pauly, eds. (2011). Species of Ariopsis in FishBase. December 2011 version.