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- Native to the Southeast U.S., channel catfish are the most commonly farmed fish in the U.S., accounting for two-thirds of U.S. aquaculture in 2003.
- They are raised in an eco-friendly way in ponds on converted agricultural land.
- Basa and Tra, species not closely related to channel catfish, are being imported in increasing quantities from Vietnam, Thailand and China, where there is little government regulation of farming operations.