Ictalurus Punctatus

Market Name(s): Catfish, Channel Catfish

Primary Source(s): USA

Season: Year Round

Size Range:  Whole Fish 5-32oz, Fillet 3-11oz

This selection is a southern treasure with a sweet, mild flavor, moist, dense meat.

The name catfish refers to the long barbels, or feelers, which are present above the mouth of the fish and resemble cat whiskers.