Food was predominantly insect larvae and Crustacea, chiefly chironomids and ostracods. Seventy-five per cent of aestivating fish were found to have food residues in their stomachs.
Do mudfish taste good?
As we mentioned above, mudfish dont taste particularly good. They are known to taste similar to their names – muddy. There are plenty of other freshwater fish (like kokanee, lake trout, and rainbow trout) that taste much better. Only eat mudfish if you have to!
Is salt good for catfish?
Salt, also known as sodium chloride or NaCl, has many potential applications in fish production. It effectively controls some parasites, minimizes osmoregulatory stress during transport, and prevents methemoglobinemia (brown blood disease) in channel catfish.