Top 10 Biggest Freshwater Fish in The World


There’s plenty of fish in the ocean, they say, well there’s plenty of fish pretty much everywhere. At least there should be plenty of it if overfishing wasn’t ruining nature’s ability to repopulate properly, but this is a different story altogether. You see, fish come in all size and while the biggest fish can be found in the ocean, there is plenty of reasonably large freshwater fish as well. Within the next few minutes, we will explore the world’s freshwater biomes in search of the world’s largest freshwater fish. Although not as scary or dangerous as the saltwater fish found in the oceans and seas of the world, freshwater fish can grow pretty big as well.

9Nile Perch

The Nile Perch can be found throughout the Mediterranean, the Nile Delta, the Congo Basin, and Ethiopia. Known as aggressive hunters, the Nile Perch hunts in a variety of lakes, ponds, or rivers, having no particular favorite biome to live in. Some Nile Perch have been caught that were over 6 feet long and weighted almost 500 pounds, making it not only one of the longest but also one of the heaviest freshwater fish in the world.