Nigerian Fish Farmer Discovers Special Albino Catfish, Keeps It As Pet

Nigerian Fish Farmer Discovers Special Albino Catfish, Keeps It As Pet

  • A lady who is a fish farmer found out that one of her fish had a different colour from the rest on the farm
  • The fish has come to be known as the albino fish, and the lady said she is not eating or selling it to anyone
  • Even when someone offered to buy the special fish for N2 million, the lady declined to sell it to the curator

A Nigerian lady who is a fish farmer discovered that one of her fish looked different from the rest.

She posted a video of the special catfish to show her followers the colour, which made it stand out from its peers.

Fish farmer discovers albino catfish.
Someone has offered to pay N2 million for the albino fish. Photo credit: TikTok/mamijo farms.
Source: UGC

The fish, which is now known as the albino fish, was found in Mamijo Farms, a catfish-rearing facility.

In a TikTok video, the owner of the fish lifted it and said she was not going to eat or sell it.

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Someone in the comment section of the video offered her N2 million for the catfish.

@jayreal914 said:

"I will pay N2 million naira for the albino fish."

However, she refused to accept the money, insisting that she was keeping the special fish as a pet. There were other catfishes with the same albino colour seen in the video.

Watch the video below:

Reactions as lady shows off an albino catfish

@brawwnsugar said:

"You dey keep pepper soup as pet."

@Esibibi said:

"Its beautiful."

@nana asked:

"Does your next of kin get to keep it?"

@Diamond said:

"You should breed more of them, create their own pond. it will be beautiful."

@georgian854 remarked:

"They can only live for 5 to 6 years."

@lonerangerhussein said:

"Justice for the black ones."

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@adekunledavid572 asked:

"Please can do some research? We will just study the fish, nothing more."

Fisherman catches dotted stingray

In a related story, reported that a fisherman was able to catch a rare fish called dotted stingray, which is said to be worth at least $100,000 (N91 million).

In a video seen on TikTok, the fisherman released the fish back into the waters after he dragged it out from his fishing net.

The dotted stingray was still very much alive, and it struggled as the man pushed it back into the water to preserve its life.

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