walking catfish


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walking catfish

n.
A freshwater catfish (Clarias batrachus), native to Southeast Asia and established in Florida, that is able to breathe out of water and travel short distances on land.

walk′ing cat′fish


n.
an Asian catfish, Clarias batrachus, that can move overland between bodies of water: introduced into Florida.
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Common name Scientific Name PROHIBITED PLANTS Fanwort Cabomba caroliniana Brazilian waterweed Egeria densa Hydrilla/water thyme Hydrilla verticillata Parrot feather Myriophyllum aquaticum Eurasian water milfoil Myriophyllum spicatum Curly leaf pond weed Potamogeton crispus PROHIBITED ANIMALS Northern snakehead Channa argus Bullseye snakehead Channa marulius Giant snakehead Channa micropeltes Walking catfish Clarias batrachus Oriental weatherfish Misgurnus anguillicaudatus REGULATED ANIMALS Goldfish Carassius auratus Common lionfish Pterois miles Red lionfish Pterois volitans
Walking catfish (Clarias batrachus), named for its ability to move over land, are native to southeastern Asia and opportunistically forage on insects, tadpoles, and other fish.
"A walking catfish in a mud hole on a 2-inch chartreuse shrimp.
Small tributaries and rivers of the forest support the fish such as striped Rasbora, walking catfish, Gal Pandiya (Doctor Fish) and endemic Comb Tail.
The event will also include appetizers, drinks from Boundary Bay Brewery and live music by Fisher Street Celtic Band, Deux Duos Quartet, Daniel Sobel, and Kurt Yandell of the Walking Catfish.
THE walking catfish, Clarias batrachus, is a species that can 'walk' using its pectoral fins to keep it upright as it wriggles through mud
In addition to the story, Lamit has included factual information about mushrooms, beavers, flying fish, mudskippers, and walking catfish, to educate as well as entertain.
According to a report in The Sun, the walking catfish, which was still alive, was discovered by baffled angler Birol Koca.
From Asia comes the walking catfish and clown knifefish.
Event: 100mFavourite: Collared lizardHuman record: 9.78seconds Rivals: Cheetah, American roadrunner, American cockroach, Australian tiger beetle and walking catfish. Technique: The collared lizard from the Californian desert is scaled up 23 times to take part in the Animal Games.
To the amazement of the eavesdropping scientists, their salmon apparently had jumped from the water and begun traveling across dry land--and not at the creepy pace of a walking catfish either, but at a clip so fast that the biologists had to hustle to stay within range of the signal.
They turned out to be walking catfish, Clarias batrachus, introduced to Florida from Africa through the aquarium trade.