channel catfish


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channel catfish

n.
An edible freshwater catfish (Ictalurus punctatus) of North America, having spots on the side and long barbels. Also called channel cat.

chan′nel cat′fish


n.
a freshwater food fish of the central U.S., Ictalurus punctatus.Also called chan′nel cat`.
[1830–40, Amer.]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.channel catfish - freshwater food fish common throughout central United Stateschannel catfish - freshwater food fish common throughout central United States
siluriform fish, catfish - any of numerous mostly freshwater bottom-living fishes of Eurasia and North America with barbels like whiskers around the mouth
blue cat, blue catfish, blue channel cat, blue channel catfish - a large catfish of the Mississippi valley
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Stockings of channel catfish total 2,000 for 2018 in March, April May and August.
In all the hours I spent with Seeling on that first trip, I never heard a disparaging word pertaining to "bull reds" and those big southern channel catfish we nailed at the outlet of the Mississippi River.
The river is home to at least eight native fish species, but over the years a number of invasive fish species have also taken up residence, including predatory channel catfish, red shiner, and common carp.
Use of microbial phytase in channel catfish Ictalurus punctatus diets to improve utilization of phytate phosphorus.
In this regard, channel catfish Ictalurus punctatus also seems to respond to [beta]-glucan immunostimulation when whole yeast cells have been used to improve its immune system (Welker et al.
Like blues, channel catfish prosper only near flowing water, increased oxygen over the eggs a mating requirement.
Pickwick Lake also is home to striped bass, bluegill, redear sunfish, white bass, channel catfish, blue catfish, and flathead catfish, and it's the only place I have ever fished for sauger, which is the southern cousin to the northern walleye.
While more than 2,500 species of catfish are known to exist, the channel catfish dominates U.
Channel catfish (Ictalurus punctatus) are a popular target for Nebraska anglers.
The purpose of this study was to evaluate the effect of acute stress generated by handling and capture on hematology and chemical blood parameters in channel catfish (I.
Channel catfish have excellent smell and taste receptors.
Todd Matera: Brook trout (Holland Pond, Holland), bullhead (Ashumet Pond, Falmouth), carp (Connecticut River, Springfield), channel catfish (Connecticut River, Springfield), landlocked salmon (Stillwater River, Boylston), smallmouth bass (Quabbin Reservoir, Gate 8), sunfish (Quabbin, Reservoir, Gate 8), white catfish (Mashpee-Wakeby Lake, Mashpee), white perch (Coonamesett Pond, Falmouth), yellow perch (Triangle Pond, Sandwich).