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Does catfish eat catfish?

Asked: Marc-André Flamand, Last Updated:

In the wild, a Mekong catfish will not hesitate to eat any channel or flathead catfish it can catch. This means it is possible to find bigger catfish species preying on the smaller ones. ... There are also instances where anglers may have to use pieces of catfish as lures for other catfish.

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