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Channel Catfish
Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Chordata Class: Actinopterygii Order: Siluriformes Family: Ictaluridae Genus: Ictalurus Species: Ictalurus punctatus
Rafinesque first described the channel catfish from the Ohio River in 1818 as Silurus punctatus. This name was changed by later workers to the currently valid Ictalurus punctatus. The genus name, Ictalurus, comes from the Greek "ichtys"... More »
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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Catfish

Catfish are a diverse group of ray-finned fish. Named for their prominent barbels, which ..... Also, FishBase and the Integrated Taxonomic Information System lists Parakysidae as a separate family, while this group is included under Akysidae by  ...

www.encyclopedia.com/plants-and-animals/animals/vertebrate-zoology/catfish

Get information, facts, and pictures about catfish at Encyclopedia.com. Make research projects and school reports about catfish easy with credible articles from  ...

www.softschools.com/facts/animals/catfish_facts/1119

Catfish is a type of fish that belongs to the group of ray-finned fish. There are more than 3000 ... Father takes care of the eggs and young fish. Catfish can survive ...

www.britannica.com/animal/catfish

May 19, 2016 ... Catfish, any of the fishes of the order Siluriformes. ... For more information about catfish species and groups, see bullhead; candiru; corydoras; ...

a-z-animals.com/animals/catfish

Nov 24, 2009 ... Catfish are a group of bottom-feeding fish that are found in freshwater habitats and ... Catfish are most easily identified by their flattened broad heads and the long... ... "It's amazing that a site can hold so much information!".

forum.americanexpedition.us/channel-catfish-facts-info-and-photos

www.biokids.umich.edu/critters/Ictalurus_punctatus

Channel catfish have smooth scales that are speckled, with a darker back to a light whitish belly. Their colors can vary from blue, to black, or olive. Generally in  ...

www.sciencebuzz.org/museum/object/2007_06_catfish/facts

Workers harvest catfish from the Delta Pride Catfish farms in MS. USDA Photo by: Ken Hammond. Description. The channel catfish has a smooth, slender body, ...

www.petmd.com/fish/care/evr_fi_facts-about-catfish

Though they may not sound exciting, catfish are incredible survivors as a breed of fish. Learn more interesting facts about catfish, including how to incorporate ...