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Sciades felis (Linnaeus, 1766)

Silurus felis ZBK Linnaeus, 1766: 503. Type locality: Charleston Harbor , South Carolina . U.S.A.Neotype : BMNH 1985.11.11.1 .

Arius milberti ZBK Valenciennes in Cuvier & Valenciennes, 1840b: 74. Type locality: New York; Charleston , South Carolina , U.S.A.Syntypes : MNHN B-0593 , New York .

Arius equestris ZBK Baird & Girard, 1854: 26. Type locality: Indianola , Texas , U.S.A..Holotype : USNM 636 .

Galeichthys guentheri ZBK Regan, 1907: 124, pl. 16 (fig. 1), 19 (fig. 3). Type locality: Gulf of Mexico . Syntypes : BMNH 1855.9.19.1105-1106 .

Distribution: Southeastern North America.

Countries: United States and Mexico.

Habitat: Marine and brackish waters, rarely in fresh waters.

Maximum size: 700 mm TL.

Material examined: AMNH 52073 (7 al, 240-288 mm TL) (1 c&s), U.S.A. , Alabama , Mobile, Dauphin Island and Vicinity ; AMNH 85099 (6 al, 82-91 mm TL), U.S.A. , Alabama , gulf of Mexico, Theodore Ship Channel ; FMNH 37916 (4 al, 184-206 mm TL), USA , South Carolina , Charleston Harbor .

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