Catfish ponds. Ponds vary from a few acres to over 40 acres. Ponds are stocked
with 1,000 to 1,600 fingerling catfish per acre. Catfish are fed a special diet
for a until reaching the popular market size of 1 to 1 1/2 pounds.
Image ID: fizh1623, NOAA's Historic Fisheries Collection Photo Date: 1965 circa Credit: NOAA Central Library Historical Fisheries Collection