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Synonyms for catfish
ˈkætˌfɪʃcat·fish

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  1. catfish, mudcatnoun

    flesh of scaleless food fish of the southern United States; often farmed

    Synonyms:
    flathead catfish, wolffish, wolf fish, goujon, shovelnose catfish, siluriform fish, mudcat, spoonbill catfish

  2. wolffish, wolf fish, catfishnoun

    large ferocious northern deep-sea food fishes with strong teeth and no pelvic fins

    Synonyms:
    mudcat, wolffish, siluriform fish, lancet fish, wolf fish, lancetfish

  3. catfish, siluriform fishnoun

    any of numerous mostly freshwater bottom-living fishes of Eurasia and North America with barbels like whiskers around the mouth

    Synonyms:
    mudcat, wolffish, siluriform fish, wolf fish

Dictionary of English Synonymes0.0 / 0 votes

  1. catfishnoun

    Synonyms:
    horn-pout, mud-pout, bull-head (pimalodus cattus)

  2. catfishnoun

    Synonyms:
    wolf-fish (anarrhicas lupus)

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  1. Hannah Truscott:

    There are men who have n’t caught one over 40 pounds, and they’ve been doing it years, i think she’s had about 23 in the last four years over 40 pounds.'' CLICK HERE TO GET THE FOX NEWS APP Hannah Truscott -LRB- left -RRB- went on to catch five more catfish that day, which brought the total weight of Hannah Truscott -LRB- left -RRB- haul to nearly 400 pounds, SWNS reported. Hannah Truscott has been fishing with Hannah Truscott father for almost a decade, according to SWNS. ( SWNS) Truscott told SWNS he and Hannah Truscott -LRB- left -RRB- first went fishing together when she was around 6 years old. Since then, he said, she’s become a specialist in catching catfish. CLICK HERE TO SIGN UP FOR OUR LIFESTYLE NEWSLETTER.

  2. Steve Feltham:

    I have to be honest. I just don’t think that Nessie is a prehistoric monster, what a lot of people have reported seeing would fit in with the description of the catfish with its long curved back.

  3. James Labesky:

    Seems like theyre just looking at a picture of it and showing it to some fish specialists, south Dakota Game, Fish and Parks is taking away my great grandfathers state record away because they dont think by looking at a picture South Dakota Game is a channel catfish... I would think he would know the difference !

  4. Paula Deen:

    I don’t know how to say this to you in a nice way, but it has to cover my front privates, i am aware of ‘catfish belly’ arms. Have you ever seen a catfish? You know how they have a smooth floppy belly on them? Well, that’s what we refer to as ‘catfish belly’ arms.

  5. Ashley Roman:

    We still recommend that women avoid the fish that are highest in mercury like catfish, shark, swordfish and giant mackerel, typically the larger fish that have longer lifespans and they tend to concentrate more mercury in their tissue.


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