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Ripsaw Catfish.
(Oxydoras niger).

Ripsaw Catfish (Oxydoras niger).

Other Common Names:
Niger Catfish.
Black Doras.
Black Shielded Catfish.
Sort Torn Malle.

Wide dark brown body with black fins
and a row of ripsaw scales along the lateral line.
Small whiskers at the sides of the very low set mouth.

Typical Location:
Over muddy bottom in streams and lakes.

Fishing Methods:
Bottom fishing with live as well as dead shrimp, small fish,
crab, molluscs, snail or earth worm.

Fighting Characteristics:
Due to its wide body, this muscular fish
can be very difficult to lift of the bottom.

Fishing Khao Lak's Comment:
An interesting fish for the "Specimen Hunter".
In Thailand, this species is only found in Koh Samui.

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