Introduction of several fish species in ER Rahad reservoir (Sudan)

Credit: Mamoun Obeida (Sudan)

During September to November, 2010 new fish species were introduced in ER Rahad reservoir (a town in North Kurdufan Province in central Sudan). The introduced fish species included Nile perch, Lates niloticus (Family: Centnopomida), Bagrus bajad, Bagrus docmak (Family: Bagridae) and African catfish, Clarias gariepinus (Family: Clariidae). This project was funded by Western Sudan Resources, Management Program (WSRMP) and IFAD. The photo which was photographed on March, 2014 shows a 4-year specimen of Nile perch of 28 kg.

Sudan (introduction of Nile perch in ER Rahad Reservoir


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