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Goliath Tigerfish (Hydrocynusgoliath)

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Goliat African Tiger Fish are the largest species of African tiger fish. The average adult specimen will be two to three feet long and approximately 25 pounds. The current world record is 99 pounds, three ounces and was caught in 1987 by Daniel Neuville. In an aquarium, it is exceptionally rare to see a specimen larger than two feet. These things have attained huge popularity thanks to their inclusion in an episode of River Monsters with Jeremy Wade, you find them in the huge Congo River and  tributaries they are very difficult to catch they are very powerful, their jaws are armed with huge teeth almost as big as the ones of the Great White Shark. Pictures from Book River Monsters Jeremy Wade and information from MonsterFishKeepers.com
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Incredible dentition of big Goliath Tigerfish 
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An exceptional specimen of Hydrocynus goliath caught in the Congo Basin in July 2011, under the eyes of French journalist David Mailland:
   
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" The Goliath Tiger fish. These nightmarish fish can grow up to almost 5 feet and weigh in over a 100 pounds. They have been reported to attack humans. "

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Oh yes! I've seen this fish before on the River Monster show back then. It is truly the most scariest looking fish out there. And the size of those teeth! I wouldn't want to be in the river with that.
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