African catfish
(Claria gariepinus)

African catfish

 

African catfish is an ideal candidate for tropical aquaculture particular in West-Africa where it originates. It grows easily and fast in ponds and tanks. It can reach 2 kg in 6 months under optimal conditions and its meat is red and tasty. It can ‘breathe’ air and does not require water aeration. It is a hardy fish.

Catfish