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blue catfish

n.
A large bluish freshwater catfish (Ictalurus furcatus) of North America and especially the Mississippi River basin, sometimes weighing more than 45 kilograms (100 pounds). Also called blue cat.
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blue′ cat′fish


n.
a large freshwater catfish, Ictalurus furcatus, popular as a food fish in the Mississippi River valley.
Also called blue′ cat′.
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Noun1.blue catfish - a large catfish of the Mississippi valleyblue catfish - a large catfish of the Mississippi valley
channel cat, channel catfish, Ictalurus punctatus - freshwater food fish common throughout central United States
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(2008) also registered a wide oscillation for TBARS rates during six-week storage of smoked fillets of the blue catfish (Ictalurus furcatus) treated with several anti-oxidants.
Effects of partially or totally replacing fish meal with soybean meal on growth of blue catfish, Ictalurus furcatus. Aquaculture 103:141-152.
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The microarray composed of channel catfish (Ictalurus punctatus) transcripts was effectively used to analyze gene expression profiling of blue catfish (Ictalurus furcatus) [47].
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