Also known as Hogfish
- Mythical Number: #0142
- Culture: African
- Attribute: Aquatic
- Attribute: Forest Dweller
- Behaviour: Deadly
An enormous sea monster that inhabited the African Congo. It has the body of a fish, the head of a pig or ox, hands instead of fins and a round flat tail. These were rare creatures that were difficult to catch but considered a special delicacy to local people.
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