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(Chitala chitala).

Featherback (Chitala chitala).

Other Common Names:
Thousand Dollar Knifefish.
Stor Knivbladfisk.

Grey body with a dark or black back and upper part of the head.
Gold or silver bars on the dorsum and a row
of irregular black spots above the anal fin.

Typical Location:
Around bottom structures in rivers, lakes, canals and ponds
with slow flowing or standing waters.

Fishing Methods:
Live bait fishing with fish or prawns.
Casting small minnows, spinners and flies.

Fighting Characteristics:
A master in finding shelter amongst submerged structures.

Fishing Khao Lak's Comment:
A nice fish to catch on light tackle.
A great one for the photo album.

Fish Species | Photo Gallery

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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