Other Common Names:
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.
Over muddy bottom in streams and lakes.
Bottom fishing with live as well as dead shrimp, small fish,
crab, molluscs, snail or earth worm.
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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