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Big Head Carp.
(Aristichthys nobilis).

Big Head Carp (Aristichthys nobilis).

Other Common Names:

Dark green to olive back and grey to silvery sides.
White to cream coloured belly.
Yellow to bronze fins and tail and a large head with
small and low set eyes.

Typical Location:
Near the bottom in rivers, lakes and ponds.

Fishing Methods:
Bottom fishing with weed, bread, dough, potatoes, molluscs or earthworm.

Fighting Characteristics:
Long deep pulls.

Fishing Khao Lak's Comment:
An almost prehistoric looking fish.
Quite common in Cheow Lan lake.

Fish Species

Alligator Gar | Arapaima | Asian Redtail Catfish | Asian River Catfish | Barramundi
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

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