Egypt Fish ID Help Please

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Dan Morey
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Egypt Fish ID Help Please

Working on my Lifelist and found a couple fish pics from Egypt I couldn't ID.

 

The salty one is from the Red Sea, near Hurghada. Ate a little piece of squid.

 

The other is from the Nile River, near Luxor. They were plentiful, caught a lot on bread dough. 

 

Any help would be much appreciated!

 

drawer.bli
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The second one is definitely

The second one is definitely of the genus Barbus, however, tons of species there and I'm really not familiar with the region.

The first one, I have no clue.

rc6750
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Pretty sure the first one is

Pretty sure the first one is an Arabian Monocled Bream (Scolopsis ghanam). Nice catch.

Dan Morey
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Nailed it!

You rule, rc6750. That is surely the fish. Many, many thanks!

 

 

drawer.bli, thanks as well. Some kind of barb....wish I had a better pic to narrow it down.

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Anyone ever seen a

Anyone ever seen a Chelaethiops bibie? AKA Lake Turkana Sardine?

 

My friend in Luxor calls the fish in the second pic "sardines."  Chelaethiops are commonly called sardines, though they are actually cyprinidae. The only one found in the Nile River is Chelaethiops bibie, but I can't find a picture anywhere.  If anyone has a pic or has seen these fish please let me know if it could be a match...thanks!