This title introduces young readers to the catfish, the fish with whiskers! Easy-to-read text examines the catfish's habitat and distribution. Readers will learn about the catfish's color, size, and shape. The fish's anatomy is examined, as are its keen senses and their roles in hunting and defense. Catfish prey is discussed, as are the catfish's predators, including human fishers. Bolded glossary terms, phonetic spellings, and an index enhance readability for xtreme ichthyologists. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. A&D Xtreme is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.