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Nathan Stone, Extension Section Leader-Aquaculture, University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff

Channel catfish (photo courtesy of David Cline, Auburn University).

Catfish is the “king” of U.S. aquaculture in terms of pounds produced and total value. The majority of catfish production occurs in the South, in the states of Mississippi, Alabama, and Arkansas. This southern delicacy is raised in earthen ponds filled with well water and fed a floating, grain-based diet. Catfish …