Never Swim in the Congo: Goliath Tigerfish
Habitat: Congo River in Africa
Status: No conservation concerns
As if 32 teeth the size of a Great White Shark’s weren’t scary enough, this fish has incredible eyesight in murky water and can sense low-frequency vibrations emitted by prey. It has been observed going after 60 pound catfish and literally slicing them in half.
Check out this clip from the Discovery Channel’s “River Monsters” where professional angler Jeremy Wade lands the fish after quite a struggle: