Not long ago, people worried that a giant, gape-mouthed predator called the blue catfish would take over the James River.

We are so beyond that.

Now the invader fish, which can top 100 pounds and eats everything from native fish to struggling crabs to KFC chicken boxes, is taking over the Chesapeake Bay.

“The wild blue catfish is one of the greatest environmental threats the Chesapeake Bay has ever faced,” said Tim Sughrue, executive vice president of a Jessup, Md., seafood company and a former waterman and biologist.

What do to?

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