Catfish are easily identified by their whisker-like features called barbels. Let’s look at what they actually do for the fish as well as some of their other characteristics.
Some quick facts from the Chesapeake Bay Program on Channel Catfish.
A story from Atlas Obscura examines how invasive catfish have altered the ecosystem of the Bay.
A video about the impact that an invasive catfish has had on the Chesapeake Bay.