Giant tigerfish

The Giant tigerfish lives in the pelagic, freshwater, pH range: 6.5 - 7.5, dH range: 25 environment.

Geographic range: Giant tigerfish live in Africa. Habitat: Giant tigerfish live in large rivers and near the shores of lakes. Giant tigerfish gather with other giant tigerfish of similar size. Small fish make large groups, and large fish make small groups. More

Age and Growth: The giant tigerfish can exceed 100 pounds and 4-feet in length. Potential Concerns: A large predator that could potentially spawn in Florida and create ecological problems. The entire subfamily Hydrocyninae is prohibited. More

Goliath Tigerfish, Giant Tigerfish, Tigerfish, African Tigerfish Fight Rating: EASY HARD Specie Description: This fish is basically an enlarged version of a Tetra. More

Giant Tigerfish Fish Species Information Scientific Fish Name: Hydrocynus goliath Other Fish Species Names: Regions Fished: Africa: Congo River basin, Lualaba River, Lake Upemba, and Lake Tanganyika. More

The natural habitat of the Giant Tigerfish is the rivers and streams of Africa. Although the fish shown in the photographs is a large example of its species, Giant Tigerfish are known to grow to enormous sizes ( More

The natural habitat of the Giant Tigerfish is the rivers and streams of Africa. More

African Tiger Fish, Giant Tigerfish, Wolf Tetra, African Tigerfish Sexing - Difficult to sex, females may be broader in the belly than More

Common names

Giant tigerfish in English
Jättitiikeritetra in Finnish (suomen kieli)
Manda in Bemba
Mcheni in Bemba
Stor tigerfisk in Danish (dansk)
Wasserhund in German (Deutsch)
Wolfsalmler in German (Deutsch)
条纹狗脂鲤 in Mandarin Chinese
條紋狗脂鯉 in Mandarin Chinese

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Order : Characiformes
Family : Alestidae
Genus : Hydrocynus
Species : Hydrocynus goliath
Authority : Boulenger, 1898