African Walking Catfish

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African Walking Catfish (Clarias gariepinus)
Kampong Java Park, 24th September 2016

This dead African Walking Catfish was spotted by Kian Min Yeo, and shared to Monday Morgue’s Facebook page.

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African Walking Catfish (Clarias gariepinus) being scavenged by Apple Snails (Pomacea sp.)
Kallang Riverside Park, 2nd February 2015

This photograph of a dead African Walking Catfish was shared by Leroy Alphonso. This invasive species, introduced to Singapore in the 1990s, has effectively replaced the native Common Walking Catfish (Clarias batrachus) in both rural and urban freshwater ecosystems throughout Singapore.

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