Monster from Africa - Goliath Tiger fish (13 photos)

One of the most dangerous freshwater fish is now considered goliath tiger, which is second only to bloodthirsty piranhas. This fish species common in Africa. There are cases of tiger attacks on the Goliaths of crocodiles.
Length predator reaches 180 cm, weight - 50 pounds.

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Despite the obvious threat posed by the representatives of this type of fish, tiger fish in Africa - the subject of sport fishing. Photo: 52-year-old Jeremy Wade - the angler and expert on unusual freshwater fish, host of "River Monsters" with his trophy - caught tiger fish.

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To catch such a large representative predatory fish, Jeremy spent 8 days in the remote places of the Congo River in anticipation of the catch.

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Local fishermen demonstrate their catch.

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Mining Jeremy - one of the largest species, the weight of which was 154 pounds (70 kg), and length - 5 feet (1, 5 meters).

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We tiger shark in its mouth are 32 acute tooth, similar in size to the teeth white shark.
Known cases of tiger attacks on people fish and crocodiles.

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On the side of the trunk fish goliath can see the dark horizontal stripes resembling tiger. Therefore, a fish called the Goliath tiger.

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Fish Goliath - a predator. Her diet is more than a small fish. For dessert, eat fish giant Cambio in abundance dwells in the Congo river.

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Jeremy Wade with a catch.

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Dangerous predator African rivers.

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The power and size of fish goliath allow it to swim against the tide, that for smaller fish is a difficult task. Therefore, the fish are not able to overcome the strong flow of water, do fall into the teeth predator.

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Fish-goliath also contain aquarium enthusiasts. It is placed in exhibition aquariums with shelter and powerful filtration.

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