Fresh fish can be most easily recognized by the red gills. Thus the Labeo boga, which we currently obtained from India, must be very fresh. Why the gill covers in this peaceful, schooling species, which can attain a length of about 30 cm and is a much sought for food fish in its home county, are that translucent is unknown.
For our customers: the animals have code 422453 on our stocklist. Please note that we exclusively supply the wholesale trade.
Text & Photos: Frank Schäfer