Post date: Saturday, March 3, 2012 - 17:17
Updated date: 2/6/17
Walking Catfish  Clarias batrachus

 

The walking catfish is a native of Southeast Asia.  It has been introduced into North America and is now widespread in Florida.  This catfish gets its name from its ability to move across land to hunt, or to find a new home when its pond dries up.

 

 

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