Other Common Names:
Cylindrical body with depressed head and rounded caudal fin.
Upper body dark brown to olive.
Lighter brown sides and belly.
Can breathe moist air.
Around snags and weedy areas.
In slow flowing or standing waters of swamps, channels and lakes.
Bait fishing with live fish or frogs.
Male is territorial so sight fishing with spinners
or minnows is also a common technique.
Fast strike followed by a hard pull.
Heads directly for submerged obstacles.
Fishing Khao Lak's Comment:
Commonly found in Thailand's biggest lakes.
Watch out for the teeth!
| 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