blue catfish


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a large catfish of the Mississippi valley

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Blue catfish are arguably the most powerful fish in Florida fresh water.
Lastly, James Beard Award-winning chef and restaurant owner Jeffrey Buben prepared blue catfish several ways for lunch, while regional seafood distributor Tim Sughrue, a representative from Whole Foods Market, and the chief of inland fisheries from Maryland's Department of Natural Resources discussed regulations and certifications in the seafood industry, and the rapidly expanding commercial market for blue catfish.
Channel catfish have been well characterized for several decades, but there is less data on blue catfish production traits and blue-by-channel hybrid catfish offspring.
Ed Garner, R-Maumelle, responding to a bill that would have recognized the blue catfish and smallmouth bass as the official state fish.
FA [delta][sup.13]C values were determined for one alewife (anadromous), one gizzard shad (Dorosoma cepedianum, a native freshwater planktivore), and two blue catfish (Ictalurus furcatus, an introduced piscivorous predator).
-- A morphometric comparison was performed on specimens of blue catfish (Ictalurus furcatus) from northern (Lower Rio Bravo) and southern (Chiapas) Mexico in order to identify diagnostic characters that allow their discrimination.
Challenge studies have shown that blue catfish (Ictalurus furcatus) exposed to H.
A "super aquarium" holds more than 15 species of freshwater fish including an 82-pound blue catfish.
5) indicate that white shrimp comprised 49% of the total catch; followed by penaeid shrimp at 17%; Gulf menhaden, Brevoortia patronus, at 8%; blue crab, Callinectes sapidus, at 7%; discarded penaeid shrimp at 6%; debris at 3%; Atlantic croaker, Micropogonias undulatus, and threadfin shad, Dorosoma petenense, each at 2%; and blue catfish, Ictalurus furcatus, at 1%.
Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) Genoa National Fish Hatchery, Wisconsin, and Pam Thiel and biologists at the USFWS Fishery Resources Office, at Onalaska, Wisconsin, will be working with our research team to expose flathead catfish, blue catfish (Ictalurus furcatus), and channel catfish, among other species, to determine if they will facilitate glochidial transformation in the laboratory.
Juvenile and adult blue catfish, Ictalurus furcatus (Lesueur), and juvenile channel catfish, Ictalurus punctatus (Rafinesque), far outnumbered other species.
Offspring from several hybrid crosses (channel catfish x blue catfish, channel catfish, x black bullhead catfish, and channel catfish x flathead catfish) were evaluated for desirable culture characteristics.
The three major species are the channel catfish, blue catfish, and flathead catfish.
Groves snared a blue catfish in the James R., S.Dak., weighing 94 lbs., 8 oz., and on Dec.