Catfish are mostly freshwater inhabitants and are found on almost every continent. Their size can vary from a couple of inches to more than eight feet long, the size of the largest Mekong giant catfish ever caught. Take this quiz and learn more about big catfish.
WHAT'S INSIDE: FISH CONSERVATION
- Fish Populations
- Responsible Fishing
When you accidentally step on a puppy's paw, it yelps. If you stub your toe, you yelp (or mutter a four-letter word), too. What about fish? Does it hurt when they get hooked? How can we tell?
With so many people fishing, it's possible that some species could be become extinct. Who keeps an eye on the fish population to ensure it doesn't get fished out?