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Caption for May/June 2012 Agricultural Research magazine article, "150 Years of Making History: USDA's 150th Anniversary, May 15, 2012." Market-size catfish ready for harvest. ARS scientists have developed vaccines that protect catfish, tilapia, hybrid striped bass, rainbow trout, and other fish from major diseases. The vaccines offer alternatives to antibiotics or chemical treatments.
Caption for January 2001 Agricultural Research magazine article, "Purrfecting the Catfish." Market-size USDA 103 catfish ready for harvest. This new variety grows faster than other tested catfish.
Photo by Peggy Greb.
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