Can you own a wels catfish in California?

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Wels catfish are illegal in the us, so no. There is a close cousin of the wels catfish that you could own.
 
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Wels catfish are illegal in the us, so no. There is a close cousin of the wels catfish that you could own.
What is the close relative?

What is the close relative?
Is it the Chinese wels?

Wels catfish are illegal in the us, so no. There is a close cousin of the wels catfish that you could own.
This is the ones I Wana get however different scientific name.https://www.google.com/url?sa=t&source=web&rct=j&url=https://www.myhomenature.com/product/baby-wels-catfish-x-2-fish/&ved=2ahUKEwjlzKH887LmAhUiGTQIHQlTBZ4QFjAAegQIARAB&usg=AOvVaw2mkTueD8TAUXBTLNRABweU&cshid=1576249831699

Wels catfish are illegal in the us, so no. There is a close cousin of the wels catfish that you could own.
Thank you for your help,found out that they are Chinese wels, thanks for the help 😀
 
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Ahh, that was the exact fish on the exact site I was thinking about. Sorry I couldn’t answer sooner bud but you got by just fine :)
 
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