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Tigerfish (Hydrocynus brevis)

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( This post was last modified: 04-25-2018, 05:00 AM by epaiva )

They are not as big as other African Tigerfish with a maximum length of 86 cm and a maximum weight of 8,3 kgs. This species has a wide distribution found from Senegal to Ethiopia, throughout the Nile. In northeast from Ghazal and Jebel sistema in Sudán as well as Baro river in Ethiopia. In Western Africa it is known from Chad Niger Senegal and Gambia.
It feeds mainly on fish and shrimps.
Pictures taken from the book Tigerfish (M. Sid Kelly)

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Tigerfish (Hydrocynus brevis) - epaiva - 04-25-2018, 04:35 AM
RE: Tigerfish (Hydrocynus brevis) - epaiva - 04-25-2018, 05:06 AM
RE: Tigerfish (Hydrocynus brevis) - epaiva - 04-25-2018, 05:41 AM
RE: Tigerfish (Hydrocynus brevis) - epaiva - 04-26-2018, 01:00 AM
RE: Tigerfish (Hydrocynus brevis) - epaiva - 05-29-2018, 05:11 AM

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