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February 27, 2021
DNApr Files
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DNA Files -- The Hybrid Catfish
The Hybrid Catfish. Photo courtesy of Eagle Aquaculture.
(APR - Alabama Public Radio ) - The bulk of the nation's catfish industry is located primarily in two states -- Alabama and Mississippi. It has been a tough time, lately. Market prices have dropped, Asian imports are increasing, and southern catfish farmers are feeling the financial pinch. However, science may be providing a competitive edge by creating a bigger, healthier catfish that's ready for market more quickly. Alabama Public Radio's Butler Cain reports. © Copyright 2021, APR - Alabama Public Radio