Note:  Do not rely on this information. It is very old.


Cat-fish, a name often given to Anarrhichas lupus, of the Blenny family, and sometimes called sea-cat, sea-wolf, or wolf-fish. It is a northern fish, more than six feet long, with strong teeth fitted to crush the crustaceans and molluscs on which it feeds. Two other species occur in the North Pacific. The name is also applied to the species of the Physostomous family Siluridae.