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Canary Kurper

Canary Carp -
Common Name: Canary Kurper
Other Names: -
Scientific Name: Chetia Flaviventris

Length: 15 - 20 cm in length

Weight: Average weight of 0.3kg.

Habitat: This species prefers slow moving waters, such as a dam.

Distribution: Limpopo region

Bait: Fish will take any bait that is offered, eg: worms, lure, frogs, small fish etc.

Description: Males have a brightly coloured chest normally yellow, this species has a distinctive marking of orange or red egg spots in the anal fin.

Fishing Strategy: This species is common with many anglers as it is easy to catch. Many young anglers enjoy catching them.

Eating Quality:
Not good, recommended to release the fish

  • Light tackle
  • Smallish hook

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