spoonbill catfish

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Noun1.spoonbill catfish - large catfish of central United States having a flattened head and projecting jaw
siluriform fish, catfish - any of numerous mostly freshwater bottom-living fishes of Eurasia and North America with barbels like whiskers around the mouth
genus Pylodictus, Pylodictus - flathead catfishes
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This man also taught me the fine art of snagging spoonbill catfish below the dam at Clearwater Lake.
Common names include billfish, duckbill cat, shovel-nosed sturgeon, spoonbill catfish and freshwater whale, a reference to the gill rakers which resemble the baleen in the mouth of a whale.
Other food fish species being researched at the center include striped bass, spoonbill catfish, sturgeon, tilapia and Chinese carp.