African carp

, This is African carping at its best... Close to Johannesburg Airport... Carpin heaven.... More

Proof of South African Carp over 80 lbs exists, in one dam 5 fish of over 80 lbs were either caught or found dead between 1970 & 1985, that is 25 years ago! On another occasion an 83 lb carp was caught in the 80’s at Bon-accord dam and recently a More

African carp is a common name that may refer to several different species of fishes: * The Tana Labeo, Labeo mesops * The Cornish jack, Mormyrops anguilloides * Labeo brachypoma More

The South African Carp Society is a member based organisation with the sole focus of promoting the sport of catch and release carp angling in Southern Africa. The South African Carp Society started out on the 1st of October 2008. More

South African carp fishing chases a rather handsome animal that was brought to this country nearly 300 years ago. It's settled in rather well and now provides entertainment to a growing sector of the angling community. More

South African carp fishing takes you to beautiful places. More

The South African Carp Team has won both the Team and Individual gold medals at the 2009 Carp Angling World Championships staged at Lac de I’Uby in France on 23-25 October. More

Common names

African carp in English
African carps in English
Agbonmo in Irish (Gaeilge)
Azu ogwu in Igbo
Bedempuure in Mooré
Bobiredenin in Jula
Craw-craw nose in Creole, English
Durumbia in Zande
Gohol-seng in Kim
Guhul-sahal in Kim
Guhul-seng in Kim
Kasulu in Chokwe
Labeo malé in Czech (česky)
Mubumba in Chokwe
Mujiji in Chokwe
Nigerianlabeo in Finnish (suomen kieli)
Nyalete in Ewe (Ɛʋɛgbɛ)
Sinilabeo in Finnish (suomen kieli)
小野鯪 in Mandarin Chinese
小野鲮 in Mandarin Chinese
尼日利亚野鲮 in Mandarin Chinese
尼日利亞野鯪 in Mandarin Chinese
泰氏野鯪 in Mandarin Chinese
泰氏野鲮 in Mandarin Chinese
道兰氏野鲮 in Mandarin Chinese
道蘭氏野鯪 in Mandarin Chinese

Order : Cypriniformes
Family : Cyprinidae
Genus : Labeo
Species : Labeo dhonti
Authority : Boulenger, 1902