Tag Archive: blue catfish

Apr 17

Friday Feast! April 17, 2015

Eating invasive species news and notes from around the internet! April is Invasive Plant Pest and Disease Awareness Month, and the USDA wants your help! Other efforts include a children’s art contest in California and a video contest in Wisconsin We’ve profiled Asian Carp before, and here they are attacking a crew team Fishing tournaments targeting invasive …

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May 02

Friday Feast! May 2, 2014

Eating invasive species news and notes from around the internet! The Organic Authority talks eating invasive species Eating invasive species in Nebraska And perhaps they should start eating invasive species in the UK Turning invasive jellyfish into paper in Israel Maryland wants anglers to help take a bite out of invasive catfish The Fish Site …

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Apr 11

Friday Feast! April 11, 2014

Eating invasive species news and notes from around the internet! Cleveland! The 9th Annual Nature Center at Shaker Lakes Pestival is tonight! Maryland wants to reduce blue catfish numbers by encouraging people to eat them Lionfish numbers are increasing in Tampa Bay– get eating! More concerns about invasive biofuel crops And more invasive species phone apps As …

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Aug 20

An Invasive Feast in Three Courses

Wild boar meatballs

Guest contributor Dr. Christopher Patrick recently enjoyed dinner at Alewife Baltimore where Chef Chad Wells is working to educate people to eat local and eat invasive.  Here, Chris reviews the meal in 3 courses, interspersed with an interview with the Chef himself. First Course: Wild Boar Meatballs Chef Chad tells us that feral pigs have …

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Aug 16

Species Profile: Blue Catfish


Today’s post was contributed by Dr. Christopher Patrick, an ecologist at the Smithsonian Environmental Research Center. These fish fight hard, and the small ones (5-20 lbs) taste great!  For this reason they were introduced into lakes, reservoirs, and river around the United States during the 20th century and have become a controversial invasive presence.  The blue …

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Mar 31

Out to Eat! March 31, 2012

A buffet of eating invasive species news and notes from around the web! The Outsmart Invasive Species Project has released one of the most comprehensive invasive species smartphone apps to date! A record-setting catfish catch stirs invasive species controversy in Maryland. These nine-pound invasive rats are disgusting… but are they edible? The Locavore Hunter provides …

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