Catfish

Silver Catfish

Silver Catfish, Chrysichthys nigrodigitatus, called Obokún in Yoruba, is one of the most important among the over three hundred Nigeria’s freshwater fish species. It is a highly valued…

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Spotted Tilapia

Spotted Tilapia, Tilapia mariae, is a fresh- water and estuarine teleost that occurs naturally in West Africa, from Cote d’Ivoire to Cameroon. This species, called Èpìyà in Yoruba, has a wide…

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West African Ilisha

West African Ilisha, Ilisha africana, called Shawa in Yoruba, is a species of longfin, fairly small, silvery fish which occurs in large stocks in inshore waters of Nigeria. This species has a…

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