Other Common Names:
Occurs in many different colours, with dark brown
or white being the most common.
Long whiskers and a slightly projecting upper jaw.
Spines of the pectoral fins are rough on the outer edge
and serrated on the inner edge.
Can walk long distances over land.
In muddy, slow flowing or standing waters
of swamps, ponds, pools, ditches and smaller rivers.
Fishing on or near the bottom with earthworm
shrimps, small fish or maggots.
A very calm fish that often swallows the bait,
and stays on the bottom.
Fishing Khao Lak's Comment:
If you are looking for a fish that you can take out for a walk
– here is the answer.
| 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