October 8, 2014, Updated October 13, 2014


It may actually be a freshwater lake, but the Sea of Galilee in northern Israel is still a focal point for fishermen and water sports lovers throughout the region.

Called the Kinneret in Israel, the Sea of Galilee is the only freshwater lake in Israel, and the lowest in the world.

The most popular fish caught in the sea are the St. Peter’s fish (tilapia), but stocks of this fish are declining.

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