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Hepsetus cuvieri (African pike)

Synonyms: Hydrocyonoides cuvieri

Wikipedia Abstract

Hepsetus cuvieri, sometimes known as the African pike or Kafue pike characin, is a predatory freshwater fish found mainly in southern Africa. This species was described in 1861 by the French naturalist Francis de Laporte de Castelnau.
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Prey / Diet

Boiga dendrophila (Gold-ringed Cat Snake, Mangrove Snake)[1]
Coptodon zillii (Zilli's tilapia)[1]
Hepsetus cuvieri (African pike)[1]
Hepsetus odoe (Pike characid)[1]
Petrocephalus bovei (Elephantfish)[1]
Schilbe mystus (Silver catfish)[1]


Hepsetus cuvieri (African pike)[1]



Attributes / relations provided by
1Jorrit H. Poelen, James D. Simons and Chris J. Mungall. (2014). Global Biotic Interactions: An open infrastructure to share and analyze species-interaction datasets. Ecological Informatics.
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