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
Elephant fish in Creole, English
Heponorsukala in Finnish (suomen kieli)
Milligi in Hausa (‫هَوُسَ)
Noagbeyibor in Ewe (Ɛʋɛgbɛ)
Nuagbemazu in Irish (Gaeilge)
Rypoun bamacký in Czech (česky)
Rypoun konský in Czech (česky)
Trunkfish in English
乌氏拟长颌鱼 in Mandarin Chinese
烏氏擬長頜魚 in Mandarin Chinese

Order : Osteoglossiformes
Family : Mormyridae
Genus : Mormyrops
Species : Mormyrops oudoti
Authority : Pellegrin, 1927