How Much Does Catfish Cost?

Catfish are known for their barbels which resemble cat whiskers, hence the name “catfish.”  Catfish range in size and can be found all around the world from the United States to Southeast Asia.  Known as a popular commercial fish, these fish are known to be farmed out and fished for food.  The cost of catfish is going to vary depending on the geographical location, size, where you purchase from and time of year.

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How much is it?

SpeciesPrice Average
Albino Corydoras Catfish$5
Banjo Catfish$3
Bronze Corydoras Catfish
BumbleBee Catfish$5
Electric Catfish$25
Farlowella Twig Catfish$5
Flagtail Porthole Catfish$9
Glass Catfish$5
Hoplo Catfish$8
Julii Leopard Catfish$5
Loricara Whiptail Catfish$5
Neon Red Corydoras Catfish$13
Oil Catfish$15
Orange Laser Corydoras Catfish$15
Otocinclus Catfish$2
Paleatus Corydoras Catfish$5
Panda Corydoras Catfish$5
Pictus Catfish$8
Red Tail Catfish$50
Spotted Raphael Catfish$10
Sterbai Cory Catfish$13
Synodontis Angelicus Catfish$60
Synodontis Lace Catfish$8
Synodontis Ocellifer Catfish$25
Turushuki Catfish$50
Upside Down Catfish$9

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  1. Abe burchfield (Kosciusko ms,  Mississippi) paid $ and said:

    Was it worth it? Yes

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