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catfish

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishcatfishcat‧fish /ˈkætˌfɪʃ/ noun (plural catfish)  1 [countable, uncountable] a type of fish that has whiskers (=strong hairs) around its mouth and lives in rivers or lakes2 [countable] informal someone who lies about themselves on the Internet in order to impress people, especially so that someone will start a relationship with them
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catfishYou meet a man who has a catfish named after him.Ideal for cichlids and catfish tanks.I would like to add another catfish.I have yet to try the whole charbroiled catfish.Check on salt tolerance of your fish especially some of the more delicate catfish before treating.I lifted out what appeared to be a very large catfish.A while back, I wrote about my experience of keeping some of the newer catfish on the market.
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