catfishes catfishes

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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News

  • Tiny New Catfish Species Discovered In Rio Paraíba Do Sul Basin, Brazil

    Pensoft Publishers Scientists discovered a tiny new species of catfish in the waters of Rio Rio Paraiba do Sul basin, Brazil. The new species Pareiorhina hyptiorhachis belongs to a genus of armored catfishes native to South America where and found only in Brazil. These peculiar fish get their name from their strange elongated mouth barbels that remind of cat's whiskers. The new species is ...
    on July 9, 2013     Source: redOrbit

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