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catfish

primitive, eel-like, freshwater fish; naked or covered with spines or plates but not scales. Members of the suborder Siluroidea, catfish are divided into many families, genera and species, e.g. blue, bullhead, channel, electric.
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Effect of aldrin on serum and liver constituents of freshwater catfish Clarias batrachus (L.
Effect of aldrin on carbohydrate, protein and ionic metabolism of a freshwater catfish, Heteropneustes fossilis.
Adult freshwater catfish Heteropneustes fossilis (both sexes; body wt 27-32 g) were collected locally and acclimatized under laboratory conditions for 15 days in plastic pools and fed daily 2-3 times with wheat flour pellets and ground dried shrimps.
A total of 500 pieces of marine and freshwater catfish were purchased fresh during the months of August and September 2008 in Kipini and Tana River areas respectively.
Each tray therefore contained 120 pieces of fish on either side with marine or freshwater catfish.
Formothion induced biochemical changes in blood and tissues of freshwater catfish Heteropneustes fossilis.
Effect of aldrin on carbohydrate protein and ionic metabolism of a freshwater catfish Heteropneustes fossilis.
Freshwater catfish (Eutropiichthys vacha) is an economically important fish of the family Schilbidae.
Catching a mess of freshwater catfish isn't as easy as you might think.