Catfish in Panama (IMAGE) Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute Caption Split and salted sea catfish hanging up to dry at Luciano Sandoval's house in Boca de Parita, Herrera, Panama. The fish are clustered in groups of five, known locally as 'amarres', and then sold like this. Credit Richard Cooke Usage Restrictions None License Licensed content Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.