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Loch Ness Monster hunter hooked on catfish theory

A man who has spent 24 years scanning Scotland's Loch Ness for its legendary mysterious monster reckons Nessie is most likely a giant catfish—although he is not prepared to give up looking just yet.

dateJul 17, 2015 in Other
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Killing fish egg fungus with a disinfectant

A product used as a disinfectant in agriculture, food preparation, and medical facilities also kills a fungus that causes the disease saprolegniasis on catfish eggs, and it has the potential to treat harmful parasites.

dateFeb 19, 2015 in Ecology
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Bacterium causing US catfish deaths has Asian roots

A bacterium causing an epidemic among catfish farms in the southeastern United States is closely related to organisms found in diseased grass carp in China, according to researchers at Auburn University in Alabama and three ...

dateJun 03, 2014 in Ecology
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Breeding hybrid catfish

In the catfish industry, it's well-known that hybrid catfish—a cross of the channel catfish with the blue catfish—generally have better growth, higher survival rates and better meat yield than purebred channel catfish. ...

dateDec 06, 2013 in Other
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