Other Common Names:
Forward part of upper body with large olive green scales.
Near the tail, the scales have a reddish tint with a bright red edge.
Very wide back and a sloping flat head with a overshot lower jaw.
Long and low dorsal and anal fins, near the tail.
Drifting near the surface in calm water.
Resting on sandy bottom with submerged plants.
Casting minnow lures.
Live or dead prawns, mullet, herring, telapia, catfish or fish fillet.
Fishing Khao Lak's Comment:
The second largest freshwater fish in the world.
Very difficult to land due to to their immence strength
and ability to entwine the line around snags.
| Asian Redtail Catfish
| Asian River Catfish
Big Head Carp | Blue–eyed Catfish | Bronze Featherback | Clown Featherback
Cobra Snakehead | Common Carp | Common Silver Barb | Featherback
Giant Catfish | Giant Featherback | Giant Gourami | Giant Mekong Catfish
Giant Siamese Carp | Giant Snakehead | Golden Belly Barb | Grass Carp
Great White Sheatfish | Greater Brook Carp | Hampala Barb
Jullien's Golden Price Carp | Mozambique Tilapia | Nandid Perch | Nile Tilapia
Pacu | Red Bellied Pacu | Redtail Catfish | Ripsaw Catfish | Rohu | Royal Featherback
Schwanenfeld's Barb | Small Scale Mud Carp | Smith's Barb | Snakeskin Gourami
Soro Brook Carp | Striped Catfish | Striped Snakehead | Tarpon
Threadfin Salmon | Tiger Catfish | Walking Catfish