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NOAA Photo Library Image - fizh1623

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

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