Other Common Names:
Complete body covered with small scales.
Upper body grey–green, silvery sides and brilliant silver belly.
Dark edges on the tail and the large second dorsal fin.
Blunt nose and four threaded pectoral fins.
Shallow and calm water with muddy bottom in salt, brackish and fresh water.
Lure casting with spinners and minnows.
Flyfishing with dry as well as wet flies.
Baitfishing with live prawns.
An extremely fast fighter, that often surprises with a few extra runs.
Fishing Khao Lak's Comment:
Not one of our main target species, but an interesting fish
that can be caught in Bangkok when targeting Barramundi.
| 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