Tigerfish facts: a face only a mother could love | Animal Fact Files


Tigerfish facts: a face only a mother could love | Animal Fact Files



On this episode of Animal Fact Files discover some fish with a fericous reputation.

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All images, videos and sound effects used herein are 1) public domain, 2) used under a Creative Commons license*, 3) used with the express permission of the copyright holder, or 4) used under the parameters of Fair Use law.

Credits via Flickr:
Biodiversity Heritage Library – https://www.flickr.com/photos/biodivlibrary/6961607491
Bernard DUPONT – https://www.flickr.com/photos/berniedup/25342632899
Courtney Lindeque – https://www.flickr.com/photos/courtney_tyla/30089972605
gailhampshire – https://www.flickr.com/photos/gails_pictures/8413511263
Derek Keats – https://www.flickr.com/photos/dkeats/32832146603
MONUSCO Photos – https://www.flickr.com/photos/monusco/12169018594

Credits via Wiki Users:
Ginkgo100 – https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Tigerfish037.JPG
Cedricguppy – Loury Cédric – https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Hydrocynus_goliath_-_Poisson-chien_-_Aqua_porte_Dor%C3%A9e_09.JPG; https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Hydrocynus_goliath_-_Poisson-chien_-_Aqua_porte_Dor%C3%A9e_07.JPG; https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Hydrocynus_goliath_-_Poisson-chien_-_Aqua_porte_Dor%C3%A9e_04.JPG; https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Hydrocynus_goliath_-_Poisson-chien_-_Aqua_porte_Dor%C3%A9e_11.JPG; https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Hydrocynus_goliath_-_Poisson-chien_-_Aqua_porte_Dor%C3%A9e_05.JPG
Tylwyth Eldar – https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:T%C3%AAte_de_poisson_tigre.jpg
Sablegsd – https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Hydrocynus_brevis.jpg; https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Hydrocynus_goliath.jpg; https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Hydrocynus_brevis_head_detail.jpg; https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Bigmax.jpg; https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Gatf1.jpg
Viridiflavus – https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:TigerfishHydrocynusVittatus.jpg
ProjectManhattan – https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Tiger_Fish.JPG
JBenoit – https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Lates_angustifrons_(juv%C3%A9nile).jpg
Daiju Azuma – https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Lates_niloticus_by_DaijuAzuma.jpg

Websites used for research collection:
http://www.fishbase.se/summary/8682
http://www.fishbase.org/summary/4479
http://www.fishbase.org/summary/4496
http://www.fishbase.se/summary/60308
http://www.fishbase.se/summary/5227
https://www.britannica.com/animal/tigerfish#ref223150
https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.2989/AJAS.2009.34.3.5.981
https://www.nina.no/archive/nina/PppBasePdf/prosjektark/projectReport/019.pdf
http://genomics.senescence.info/species/entry.php?species=Hydrocynus_vittatus
https://blog.nationalgeographic.org/2014/01/17/bird-snatching-tigerfish-freshwater-species-of-the-week-2/
https://www.csmonitor.com/Science/2010/0602/Goliath-Tigerfish-and-other-river-monsters-what-s-real-and-what-s-fake
https://www.smithsonianmag.com/videos/category/science/would-you-get-this-close-to-a-goliah-tigerfish/
https://www.tnaqua.org/our-animals/fish/african-tiger-fish
https://blogs.scientificamerican.com/but-not-simpler/an-open-letter-to-animal-planet-learn-the-difference-between-real-and-fake-monsters/
https://books.google.com/books?id=C_ABrmnsKY4C&pg=PA145
https://books.google.com/books?id=i_bTBwAAQBAJ&pg=PA336
https://books.google.com/books?id=Eu0T9mDiwnwC
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0vDYzZnTmhg

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