Infographic: The galjoen, South Africa’s national fish

Since October is Marine Month, we’ve decided to concentrate on South Africa’s national fish, the galjoen. Did you know it is only found along the southern African coast? Find out more.

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The galjoen is fascinating, and it is South Africa’s national fish. (Image: Wikimedia Commons)

Words and research: Priya Pitamber
Design and infographic: Sandile Khumalo

Marine Month raises awareness about the importance of South Africa’s marine and coastal environments. The ocean brings many benefits to the country.

South Africa’s national fish is the galjoen. In the spirit of Marine Month, we’ve decided to focus on this species.

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