tiger fish

tigerfish

[tahy-ger-fish]
noun, plural (especially collectively) tigerfish (especially referring to two or more kinds or species) tigerfishes.
a large, voracious, freshwater game fish, Hydrocyenus goliath, of African rivers.

Origin:
1890–95; tiger + fish

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