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Great White Sheatfish.
(Wallago attu).

Great White Sheatfish (Wallago attu).

Other Common Names:
Shark Catfish.

Bronze back and silvery white sides and belly.
A broad head with depressed snout and a deeply cleft mouth.
Two pairs of barbels and small eyes.
Small dorsal fin and a very long anal fin.

Typical Location:
Usually found over muddy bottom in the deep waters of rivers,
streams canals and lakes.

Fishing Methods:
Bottom fishing with small live or dead fish.
Bottom fishing with molluscs, earth worm or fish filets.

Fighting Characteristics:
A stubborn, strong and powerful fish.
Long and tough runs in search for obstructions on the bottom.

Fishing Khao Lak's Comment:
A very exotic looking fish, certainly one for the photo album.

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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