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Golden Belly Barb.
(Hypsibarbus wetmorei).

Golden Belly Barb (Hypsibarbus wetmorei).

Other Common Names:
Pla Ta Pak.

Upper body reddish brown to green. Sides and belly golden to yellow.
Pelvic and anal fins red to orange.
A deep and robust body with large scales and a long anal fin.

Typical Location:
Bottom to midwater in larger streams, canals and forest rivers.

Fishing Methods:
Float or bottom fishing with maggots, earthworm or bread.

Fighting Characteristics:
Short but very quick pulls with constant direction changes.

Fishing Khao Lak's Comment:
Great fun on the pole with ultra light tackle.

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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