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Why do catfish taste muddy?

Asked: Juan Carlos Salima, Last Updated:

Its muddy taste can be mild or very strong depending mainly on their habitat, more specifically the quality of water they live in. Therefore, wild catfish living on muddy streams or the seafloor often have a stronger taste.

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