Other Common Names:
Upper body with dark scales.
Lower body and belly golden brown.
Dark brown dorsal fin and tail.
Pelvic, pectoral and anal fins with red tint.
In weedy and slow flowing or standing waters
of lakes, ponds, pools and rivers.
Floating bait such as weed or bread on or near the surface.
A strong fish that will put up a good and long fight on light tackle.
Fishing Khao Lak's Comment:
Very similar to the European Chub species, but bigger
and much stronger with large powerfull fins and tail.
| Asian Redtail Catfish
| Asian River Catfish
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