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(Arapaima gigas).

Arapaima (Arapaima gigas).

Other Common Names:
Giant Arapima.

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.

Typical Location:
Drifting near the surface in calm water.
Resting on sandy bottom with submerged plants.

Fishing Methods:
Casting minnow lures.
Live or dead prawns, mullet, herring, telapia, catfish or fish fillet.

Fighting Characteristics:
Extremely powerful fighter with a fast strike followed by a endless hard pull.
Despite its size, a very athletic fish, which can jump clear of the water.

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.

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Soro Brook Carp | Striped Catfish | Striped Snakehead | Tarpon
Threadfin Salmon | Tiger Catfish | Walking Catfish

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