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There are both fresh and saltwater varieties of catfish. They are known for the long barbels that resemble cat whiskers. Catfish are bottom feeders. They are eaten in many parts of the world, but are especially popular in the southern United States.
The best bait is chicken liver but in Florida you need minnows. The catfish has a good sense of smell. The baits that are the most effective are called "stinkbaits" because they give off a strong scent. Typically, mackerel is used as a cut bait because the fish gives off oils. Man-made baits often …
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Answer they will not eat soap, and im not kidding catfish love it
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Catfish eat small fish, water snakes, worms, water plants, and anything that looks good. They are bottom feeders. Their whiskers are really feelers, to help them determine what is food and what isn't. On the bottom of a lake it can be very murky and hard to see, so the feelers assist in finding anyt…
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They don't walk but if so dry them out somehow try pooring salt on them
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Rivers and lakes
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Fresh water!!!
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Catfish is my favorite, I love to have cole slaw, corn and hush puppies!! Try it In addition:Try adding a little basil to the breading, I use a southern recipe for the breading, one part flour to 4 parts cornmeal. Add basil to the breading and fry it without any egg prep. The meal will stick to the…
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Yes they are! This is because goldfish and catfish eat different food stuffs and have different behaviors/ habits.Catfish like to hide out around/ under objects and mostly eat food from the bottom of your fishtank. Catfish eat the algae in your tank and will need supplementary food [expensive] befor…
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At least one so named specimen called the Coral Catfish.
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Some are. But many will only cause injury with their hollow barbed fins, which can deliver a stinging protein. But some species, such as the striped eel catfish, can deliver a toxic mucus that may be fatal to humans. The edible portions of catfish do not contain any toxins. A recent study suggests…
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Anything and everything they fit into their rather large mouths.
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cat fish range in size from species but some can get to be 60 or 80 lbs!Every one is different
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catfish will bite a lot of different things, i usually use: crawdads cut up shad minnows(dead or alive), the only problem with live ones is that they will attract other kinds of fish like bass and walleye. raw meat sardines cheese i get to the river or lake around evening, cast out with a 3-5…
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get a big hook put some chicken livers on it and get some 50 pound test line throw it out in the middle of the river and let it set at the bottom and wait
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Most fish have scales on their bodies. Some do not have scales. Eels and catfish do not have scales.
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the best catfish bait is either bluegill heads or the meat of a carp.
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They can live in the sea :)in the water like regular fish they only have that name because of their strange resemblance of a cat
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Either a big net, or a big fishing rod.
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Catfish and Tuna rarely (if ever) live in the same areas, so no they don't.
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liver
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The biggest catfish is the Mekong catfish
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there is a study about Korean catfish that it has fatty acids. but there it has only low percentage of omega-3. further analysis on catfish can be done by testing it under gas chromatographic method.
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catfish ussually have scientific name such as suliriformes
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With really big bait (about a bluegill), 50 lb line, a good rod, and luck
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That depends on the species of catfish unfortunately. Corydoras are common freshwater aquarium catfish and can live from 10-15 years.
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The biggest catfish ever caught was 646lbs.
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mostley all catfish besides mekong catfish will eat any kind of dead fish or chicken livers and smelly stuff. mostley i recommend dead bream or bluegill or sunfish you can also buy premade catfish bait from the store witch works too. but i rercomend the fishbecause onece i caught a 18.6 lb blue catf…
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Sharks.
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no catfish can't vomit because all the fish around them would die of sickness.
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Pee on the wound ANSWER: Urine may help jellyfish stings feel a little better but will do little for the actual problem at hand. On the ambulance we carried a little jar of MSG, monosodium glutemate. It is also known as meat tenderizer. MSG is a protein dissolver, which is how it breaks down the…
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a shark or a any bigger animal! lol
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Catfish are generally large freshwater fish with whiskers used for feeling for food and smelling in the water.
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World records for each as followed: Channel catfish- 58 pounds Blue catfish- 109.25 pounds White catfish- 18.88 pounds Yellow bullhead- 4.25 pounds Brown bullhead- 5.50 pounds Flathead catfish- 91.25 pounds well i am not sure about the others but the world record for a blue catfish is a 124 p…
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YES
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1325lbs cought in wild.
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The catfish is classified as a fish, not a mammal. It is cold-blooded, lays eggs, and breathes through gills. *It should be noted that some mammals do lay eggs, they are known as monotremes, and they include the platypus and the echidna.
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No they do not have scales, there are two types however: naked and armor-plated. In some species, the mucus-covered skin is used in cutaneous (skin) respiration (somewhat like amphibians).
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They are freshwater fish, so they can be found in lakes, rivers and streams.catfish came from the Cenozoic era.
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sac fry
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If you are deep frying just cook it until it floats, then it is done, cook it al little longer if you want it more brown. 7 minutes for fish fillets, shrimp, crawfish tail, scallops, oysters.
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a catfish eats many things such as vegetables or they eat other small fish like minnos, and they eat worms.
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the short answer is yes... there needs to be a lot more information to this question
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I would have to say because of the whiskers an also purr like a cat, i know it sounds a little silly but if you every catch one you will understand
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It would be too cold.
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Depends on what species of catfish you have. There are thousands of fish in that family, some are carnivores, some herbivores and some omnivores with a vast range of needs! Research what species you have on sites like Planet Catfish and there you will find your answer.
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No, catfish are not endothermic. Endothermy uses methods such as shivering, sweating, panting, storing and burning fat to keep the body temperature at a constant rate. Catfish, and indeed all fish are actually poikilothermic. This means that there body temperature rises and falls with their environm…
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They have whiskers on their faces, are like a dark gray and come in many different sizes.
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9 feet long
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A catfish is a type of ray-finned fish that has certain characteristics. They are noted for having long, whisker-like barbels on their heads, though not every catfish has these. Most of them live in the sand or the mud, and many eat decaying or rotting material. Some types of catfish are commonly ea…
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The largest saltwater catfish is the Hardhead catfish. This catfish is brownish to gray-green in color and has four barbells on the chin. The state record is three pounds fifteen ounces.
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Catfish pond eggs look very similar to caviar. They are rounded beads that are somewhat clear or translucent in color.
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No. Gar and catfish are two different animals
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Sure...it's a bottom feeding fish. See the link below for more information.
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Yes.
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no, its an eel
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Yes, but they don't really look like cats. They're just fish with whiskers pretty much.
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Although catfish have what looks like whiskers, they are actually barbels. The barbells have taste receptors on them, so a catfish can find food in it's natural, murky habitat.
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If you want to sex a catfish, look at the dorsal fin. The male's fins are brighter in color and larger.
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There are many fish in the catfish family, but here is a list of select species: Blue catfish - Ictalurus furcatatusChannel catfish - Ictalurus punctatusWhite catfish - Ameiurus catusFlathead catfish - Pylodictis olivarisWels catfish - Silurus glanisStriped eel-catfish - Plotosus lineatusGlass catfi…
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Anything which is edible and can be digested.i even found metal caps in its stomach
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Cats right?
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catfish are found by a dock, lake, even beaches!
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Catfish are considered to be more of a scavenger than a predator. Some of them are an invasive species such as the walking catfish which is found in Florida.
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Catfish feed on pellets that float on top of the ponds. The pellets are made of a mixture of soybeans, corn, wheat, vitamins, and minerals.
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Basically, catfish forage for smaller fish, crustaceans, and anything they can scent with their exceptional sense of smell.
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Mudcats Blues Channel Cats
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catfish like blood like chicken liver
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The only really poisonous part of a catfish are the pectoral and dorsal fins.
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no part in the catfish is poisonous. I've checked inside.
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Catfishes usually mate in marshy habitats followed by the female laying eggs in secure nests, which is sperminated by the male.He will protect them until they hatch - an example of parental care shown by the male counterpart.
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There is a species of catfish that has a special ability. The walking catfish which lives in South Asia has the ability to walk across land to find food.
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They eat Store bought fish bait, worms, and meat
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That really depends on the species of the catfish, since they can grow to different sizes. Some can grow to at least 7 feet long and weigh a hefty 500 lbs (more or less), and others only grow up to 8 to 10 inches and weigh only a few lbs.
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58 lbs
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the life cycle of a catfish is it eats all kinds of things it lives in every kinds of water
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Catfish are a fresh water fish so hawks, otters, muskrats, bobcats, raccoons, would eat a catfish.
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No, catfish do not have a set of teeth like other animals do. However, they do have a strong pair of jaws!
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yes
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Thousands world wide with new species being discovered all the time.
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catfish eat almost anything. If you want a good bait, liver or corn works very well.
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Most do they are just toothless and have sandpaper like lips allowing them to grasp food. There are some exceptions such as sucker fish but they still have a upper jaw.
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Blue catfish have many of the same habits as other catfish species. You need to use shad, liver, or anything else stinky. Fish on the bottom on cooler nights. They prefer habitats that are protected such as under boat docks or under bridges.
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A catfish has a few adaptations to help them see and feed in the darkness of the water. They have whiskers to help them to feel around in the dark water and also their taste buds can help them sense food.
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It is one in the same. Consumers have been fooled. The difference is a restaurant can charge more for an item named Tilapia than it can for an item called Catfish. Tilapia rings of culture while Catfish conjures up images of barefooted hillbillys.
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No the two are separate species.
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smaller fish, mollusks, invertebrates, aquatic plants. the walking catfish is omnivorous.
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berkely liver flavor catfish is the best bait but it realy works on rainy days or at night
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Catfish eggs are fertilized by the male after being They must be goldfish eggs. It is nearly impossible to have catfish breed on their own in a tank or pond.Any fish female can have eggs, the eggs are fertilized after the female lays the eggs.So if the eggs hatch then most likely they be goldfish.
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53 years old
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The life span of a catfish is about 11 to 12 years
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no i dont think so Yes any fish will eat another fish if it is small enough to fit in its mouth..yes...........there are many species of fish which eat other smaller fish.....
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Yes walking catfish are edible infact alot of people in Thailand eat them because they are common and are cheap to buy and cook
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Catfish have over 30,000 tastebuds.
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Thai fishermen netted a catfish as big as a grizzly bear, setting a world record for the largest freshwater fish ever found. A 646-pound Mekong giant catfish.
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124 lb. Bluecat www.southernohiopaylakes.proboards.com
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