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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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GFP announced they have begun "Catrush 2019," a social-media push to increase angler interest in catfish, which are abundant and underutilized in South Dakota.
Channel cats tend to like clearer water than some other catfish species.
While insisting that Nigeria is a major producer of catfish, Lasisi also noted that aquaculture farmers are not as wealthy as expected, due to the presence of fish mongers who benefit heavily, thereby compounding farmers' inability to get to consumers directly.
Ms Mugambi wants every fish to be at least a kilogramme before selling them "as it will be easy to calculate profit".She rears mono-sex catfish to prevent breeding.
In other southern states, anglers appreciate saltwater catfish, but not so much in Florida.
Production in catfish farms has dropped by 90 percent in 2017, according to reports from the BFAR, largely blamed on the bullfrog infestation which has been reported as early as January 2017.
Oliech, who is struggling to make ends meet, jumped on the deal without thinking twice He has been having private messages with the catfish for two years, thinking he's talking to the former Prime Minister's son.
African catfish (Figure 2) is an important aquaculture species that is cultured in various regions in the world.
The Mekong giant catfish, a critically endangered species, washed up into a tiny pound after last month's heavy rain in the region, media reports said Thursday.
The Government Accountability Office (GAO), the FDA, and the USDA are all on record stating that there is no legitimate food safety concern with catfish imports.
The menu at Jerry's is petite to say the least, but Jerry's is all about just one thing, and that is Simmons Catfish from the Mississippi Delta.
So, USDA-ARS scientists examined the properties of raw frozen and precooked frozen catfish fillets that were cooked in vacuum-sealed pouches in boiling water.
Catfish is an important dietary protein source and is the third most commonly farmed fish worldwide.
MTV hit Catfish is back tonight for a sixth run - and host Nev Schulman tells us he'll return to his documentary roots for a special episode.