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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Siluriformes
Family: Ariidae
Subfamily: Ariinae
Genus: Aspistor
D. S. Jordan & Evermann, 1898
Type species
Arius luniscutis
Valenciennes, 1840

Aspistor is a genus of sea catfishes found along the northeastern coast of South America where they occur in marine, brackish and fresh waters.


There are currently three recognized species in this genus:[1]


  1. ^ Froese, Rainer, and Daniel Pauly, eds. (2011). Species of Aspistor in FishBase. December 2011 version.