went again to fish but only saw a baby catfish didn't catch any this time
was a cool day
went fishing and caught this big guy
hot humid day
during our walk we decided to do a little fishing and caught and released this guy
Sampled with Seine Net at 13:34.
Identified by Kevin Conway, Ph.D (personal communication).
Hooked by a fisherman and released.
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...