catfish catfish  /ˈkæt ˌfɪʃ/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) flesh of scaleless food fish of the southern United States; often farmed
  2. (n) large ferocious northern deep-sea food fishes with strong teeth and no pelvic fins
  3. (n) any of numerous mostly freshwater bottom-living fishes of Eurasia and North America with barbels like whiskers around the mouth

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Usage(s):

  1. Joey Tatum runs a Mississippi-delta eatery where catfish is king--and its origin clear.
  2. After studying five mature walking catfish, Biologists Vernon Ogilvie and Robert Goodrick issued an alarming report.
  3. Mostly, the uncle liked to catch catfish.

News

  1. Rare giant catfish faces new threat in Southeast Asia's Mekong

    Laos' controversial Xayaburi dam could bring the Giant Catfish to extinction, as well as devastate the Mekong River's other fisheries. The challenge: How to build a dam that allows a 600-pound fish to swim up stream?
    on June 22, 2013     Source: The Christian Science Monitor

  2. Catfish Farm Is Owner's Lifetime Love

    Fishermen are flocking to a fish farm in Mesquite that also distributes thousands of catfish to lakes in Rockwall, Garland and Fort Worth. Photo Credit: NBC 5 News
    on June 22, 2013     Source: NBC Dallas Fort Worth

  3. Catfish Season Two: Exclusive Sneak Peek

    MTV’s Catfish: The TV Show, the series that investigates online relationships in which someone has a secret, returns for a second season of fishy love on June 25 at 10 pm. (There’s also a lead-up special that premiered June 17.) Here, in a sneak peek at the Season 2 premiere episode, Cassie—who is engaged to a man she’s never met—tells host Nev Schulman about what her relationship has done for ...
    on June 21, 2013     Source: Time Magazine

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Quotes

  1. "The food at the Catfish Hole was some of the best I have ever had," McReynolds said. "I really enjoyed that, too."
    on Jun 27, 2010 By: Kevin McReynolds Source: SuperPrep.com (subscription)

  2. "He's one of those rare people -- and we have a couple of them here -- who has good stuff every time he goes out," manager Phil Garner said. "I've seen a few of them over the years. I think back on Catfish Hunter, Steve Carlton. Steve Rogers...
    on Sep 18, 2006 By: Phil Garner Source: MLB.com

  3. "I just wished him well, and said next year when I'm riding my motorcycle around, I want to come down and have a little catfish with him. And just sit down in a different setting and see where he lives. That could happen," Holmgren said.
    on Dec 22, 2008 By: Mike Holmgren Source: Seattle Times

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