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Noun1.Ariidae - sea catfishesAriidae - sea catfishes        
fish family - any of various families of fish
order Siluriformes, Siluriformes - an order of fish belonging to the superorder Malacopterygii including catfishes
sea catfish - any of numerous marine fishes most of which are mouthbreeders; not used for food
genus Arius, Arius - type genus of the Ariidae: sea catfishes
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Other fossils collected with the mammal teeth include a dermatemydid turtle and an ariid catfish, which do not provide any additional evidence for the age of the locality.
ariids, stromateids, and sciaenids, were well excluded by two recent TED gears in the Gulf of Mexico (Watson et al.