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catfish

To deceive someone by presenting a false identity, typically through online correspondence. The term comes from the documentary and subsequent TV show Catfish, which explore this phenomenon. Dude, you're definitely getting catfished. Those pictures that girl keeps sending you of "herself" are really of a model!
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BFAR is currently training the catfish farmers to create a net barricade enough to prevent the bullfrogs from jumping into the fish farms.
The invasive species have caused an alarming drop in catfish production for 2017.
Despite the number of large catfish, growth rates have not declined.
Simmons Catfish has the reputation as being the best in Mississippi.
The catfish was perfect, with a choice of whole or filets.
For those who wish to get technical with catfish identification, the following is offered, courtesy of Paul Thomas, from the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission:
The total complement of DNA in the cell is called the "genome," and the catfish genome, like an instruction manual, contains the information needed to make and "operate" each fish.
fish zoology, in the Academy of Natural Sciences, explained that the catfish is small - only about an inch and a half from its snout to its tail - compared to the others in its group of "banjo catfish" from South America.
The catfish was grown in poly tanks in Farm A, concrete tanks in Farm B and earthen ponds in Farm C.
Catfish packs houses all over the world with his dynamic stage show, and toured in the USA and Europe.
Vietnam is one of the largest exporters of catfish species in the
Telling his interesting catching story Fisherman Veysel Karani Euzdoy-an told that along with his friends Nuh Ecelik, HE-seyin E[currency]enyE-z and Adnan Yuvaly he was waiting very long time until the catfish took the bait and they managed to catch it after 3-long-hour effort.
The diets of channel catfish are broad, which likely relates to the many habitats occupied as noted above (Mittelbach, 1981).
The costs of fingerlings, pond construction, feed/chemicals, as well as fishing experience and amount spent on salary/labour were the significant factors influencing catfish production in the study area.
Off-flavor is a major quality concern to the catfish industry for decades, which leads to harvest delays and cost increases.