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Recent observations

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What

Channel Catfish Ictalurus punctatus

Observer

tortuga_rapido

Date

September 27, 2016 12:37 PM EDT

Description

Fish collected and released as part of a fish assessment study conducted at Shadow Lake by Cleveland Metroparks Natural Resources staff.

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What

Striped Eel Catfish Plotosus lineatus

Observer

lovelyclemmy

Date

July 27, 2016 11:00 AM EET

Photos / Sounds

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What

Brown Hoplo Hoplosternum littorale

Observer

michiko

Date

September 27, 2016 01:37 PM EDT

Description

Dead

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What

Channel Catfish Ictalurus punctatus

Observer

cullin

Date

April 17, 2011 06:06 PM PDT

Photos / Sounds

What

Hardhead Catfish Ariopsis felis

Observer

cullin

Date

March 6, 2014 05:47 PM PST

Photos / Sounds

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Observer

cullin

Date

July 4, 2013 11:57 AM PDT

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What

Common Plecostomus Hypostomus plecostomus

Observer

johnyochum

Date

February 12, 2014 05:03 PM CST

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What

Channel Catfish Ictalurus punctatus

Observer

finatic

Date

September 17, 2016 04:10 PM PDT

Description

Gila County, Arizona, US

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No photos or sounds

What

Channel Catfish Ictalurus punctatus

Observer

jdoane

Date

September 26, 2016 10:15 AM CDT

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What

Catfishes Order Siluriformes

Observer

xanettaguilar

Date

September 25, 2016 12:00 PM CDT

Photos / Sounds

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What

Catfishes Order Siluriformes

Observer

michiko

Date

September 25, 2016 12:57 PM EDT

Description

Observed in water next to boardwalk

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What

Black Bullhead Ameiurus melas

Observer

ssarrocco

Date

September 24, 2016 12:35 PM CEST

Place

Latina LT (Google, OSM)

Description

A fisherman caught two individuals along a channel linked with fogliano Lake

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Description from Wikipedia

Catfishes (order Siluriformes) are a diverse group of ray-finned fish. Named for their prominent barbels, which resemble a cat's whiskers, catfish range in size and behavior from the heaviest and longest, the Mekong giant catfish from Southeast Asia and the second longest, the wels catfish of Eurasia, to detritivores (species that eat dead material on the bottom), and even to a tiny parasitic species commonly called the candiru, Vandellia cirrhosa. There are armour-plated types and also...

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