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Catfish Comparison and Identification

Channel Catfish

Channel Catfish
  • A: Body with dark spots (spots may be absent in large adults)
  • B: Outer margin of anal fin rounded, and anal fin with 24 to 29 rays

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Blue Catfish

Blue Catfish
  • A: Body without dark spots
  • B: Outer margin of anal fin straight, and anal fin with 30 to 36 rays

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