Other Common Names:
Pla Kot Luang.
Light brown back with dark brown spots, white sides and a silvery belly.
Deeply forked tail with a red tint.
Flat and wide head with long whiskers.
At the bottom of muddy and sloggish waters in rivers, streams and lakes.
Bottom fishing with live as well as dead shrimp or small fish.
Sneaky predator that often swallows the bait, and stays on the bottom.
Fishing Khao Lak's Comment:
One of the prettiest catfish of them all.
Also grows to a good size.
| 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