The most dangerous freshwater fish in the world

Goliath Tiger fish (lat. Hydrocynus goliath)

Goliath Tiger fish for bloodthirsty slightly inferior piranha. It has a 32 razor-sharp, teeth, and is widely regarded as one of the most terrible and dangerous freshwater fish in the world. It feeds on fish. Because of its power, it can safely swim against the tide. As a result, the weaker fish, which can not overcome the strong stream of water come into her own teeth. Her arms are 32 huge tooth size similarities with the great white shark teeth. There are cases when the fish to attack people and even crocodiles!
Fish react to loud splash of water or a sudden movement. It can also locate their prey by low-frequency vibration. So what of the future victim to hide from her.
Fish Tiger (Hydrocoyon lineatus) belongs to the species of the genus characids piranha lives in freshwater rivers in South America and Africa. Reaches 2-4 kg, but some subspecies (Hydrocoyon goliath) have a weight up to 50 kg. It feeds on fish and unlike the Amazon relative to people not to attack.
Polo saber-toothed fish in the river Cheb (Namibia) attracts anglers from all over the world. Despite the terrible tusks, tiger fish much stronger for the same weight of most freshwater predators because of what draws attention and fishing lovers. Besides
small tiger striped fish that are no heavier than 4 kg, caught in Africa Senegalese subspecies, now he can already pull 15 kg. With this appearance and strength – it is a real monster!
Fish tiger, justifying its name, has a voracious character, so wherever it is found – a paradise for spinnings. They use large oscillating spinners and the multiplier reel for long distance casting. Catch on a strong tackle, intended for marine fishing, because the fish are fragile perch spinners might just spoil.
Fishing-tiger rather gambling activity, bite it perfectly, but often bites his teeth, even metal leashes. Therefore, to use the mini Critters – “shark” Tackle: lure with a lead in the form of a steel chain. Lures and soft plastic bait is not respected – cute fish biting at the first turning them into pieces. And after traveling spinners have sanded and painted – a tiger adorn their deep scratches. Although baubles, scratched fish teeth, is considered to be the pride of any fisherman, a kind of amulet.
Teeth of the Tiger fish quite valuable and versatile trophy for Aboriginal people. Apply them to the arrowhead as jewelry and knives. Locals caught fish used also as living scissors. The fish, which is enough air and clicks his teeth, hair and bring to it mows them neatly. Protect your ears only.
And for fans of souvenirs in a workshop made from fish heads stuffed tiger, which then fishermen decorate the walls of the premises. In short, the exotic!
Goliath Tiger fish (lat. Hydrocynus goliath)
Total known species of tiger fish 5, but the largest species is found only in the Congo Basin. This predator can reach up to 180 centimeters in length and weigh more than 50 kilograms. This killing machine.
Jeremy Wade with his catch
Catch a giant copy of the 52-year-old managed to Jeremy Wade – the angler and expert on unusual freshwater fish, and, concurrently, host of “River Monsters”.
For this, he went fishing in remote places of the river Congo, where 8 days spent waiting for the fish. Luck smiled at him. He caught one of the largest species – up to 154 pounds (70 kilograms) and a length up to 5 feet (1.5 meters).
The name of the fish got through dark horizontal stripes on the sides of the body that something like a tiger, and its size.

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