Nile Perch

Nile perch skeleton

Nile Perch skeleton from Lake Turkana. The head of this particular example was over a foot long. Reports of fish weighing over 100lbs (roughly 50kg) are commonplace, and even double that is not unusual.

Credit: photo copyright © Jens Finke, 1998.


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