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  • That leaves owners of restaurants like Mr. Whiskers Family Catfish Restaurant in McComb, Miss., and Smackin' Mack's Catfish Restaurant in Alexandria, La., grappling with whether to raise prices or risk the ire of their customers with less expensive substitutes, like Asian catfish varieties known as "swai" or "basa."

    South Sings Catfish Blues

  • One economical option popping up at many stores is swai, which is native to Southeast Asia – Vietnam, Thailand, Laos, and Cambodia -- and sells locally for around $3.99 a pound.

    What the heck is ‘swai’?

  • In fact, the Monterey Bay Aquarium in California, which has an authoritative site that tells you everything you ever wanted to know about the fish that end up on our dinner plates, describes swai as a river-farmed catfish, sometimes simply referred to in the U.S. only as catfish (be sure to look for country of origin labeling at the fish counter to determine whether your catfish is from the Mekong Delta or the Mississippi Delta).

    What the heck is ‘swai’?

  • Since I knew nothing about swai, I asked Gavin Gibbons, a spokesman for the National Fisheries Institute, for a primer.

    What the heck is ‘swai’?

  • In fact, the Monterey Bay Aquariumin California, which has an authoritative site that tells you everything you ever wanted to know about the fish that end up on our dinner plates, describes swai as a river-farmed catfish, sometimes simply referred to in the U.S. only as catfish be sure to look for country of origin labeling at the fish counter to determine whether your catfish is from the Mekong Delta or the Mississippi Delta.

    What the heck is ‘swai’?

  • February 28, 2008 at 1:56 pm aw….dat makes mee wunt too sing and swai…..

    When Easter Eggs Hatch… - Lolcats 'n' Funny Pictures of Cats - I Can Has Cheezburger?

  • He had pleaded guilty in September and admitted to passing off imports of sutchi, swai and basa as grouper and other expensive seafood.

    ABC News: Top Stories

  • I had never heard of swai, but the pieces were the right size 4 ounces.

    chron.com Chronicle

  • May 2008 to May 2009, 14 Vietnamese pangasius (basa/tra/swai) shipments were refused entry by the FDA.

    WN.com - Business News

  • Specifically, from May 2008 to May 2009, 14 Vietnamese pangasius (basa/tra/swai) shipments were refused entry by the FDA.

    WN.com - Business News

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  • How to pronounce, please....?

    October 22, 2010