Synonyms of catfish


1. catfish, mudcat, freshwater fish

usage: flesh of scaleless food fish of the southern United States; often farmed

2. wolffish, wolf fish, catfish, blennioid fish, blennioid

usage: large ferocious northern deep-sea food fishes with strong teeth and no pelvic fins

3. catfish, siluriform fish, soft-finned fish, malacopterygian

usage: any of numerous mostly freshwater bottom-living fishes of Eurasia and North America with barbels like whiskers around the mouth

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