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How farmers are rescuing SA’s sandfish from the brink of extinction

Saving Sandfish Project has conservationists, farmers, landowners and other stakeholders working together

05 July 2022 - 21:25 By Cecilia Cerrilla and Charles L. Griffiths

Sandfish are migratory freshwater fish found only in SA that can grow to more than half a metre in length. They sport a pronounced downturned mouth which is used to graze algae off rocks and to grub in mud and sand on the stream bed...

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