South African Thornfish (Sea Tigerfish) Photo's & Pictures

The Thornfish, also known in South Africa as the Tigerfish, is commonly encountered in estuaries and brackish water where they can be caught on all sorts of baits and lures. This saltwater fish species is frequently caught in the St. Lucia estuary area and has been recorded to live in complete freshwater. The Thornfish can grow up to weights of over 500 grams. Please see images and photographs of South Africa's Thornfish (Tigerfish) below...

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Thornfish (Saltwater Tigerfish) Tigerfish / Thronfish
Photo provided by Manuel dos Santos Pereira Junior
Thorntail, Thornfish, Tigerfish