Other Common Names:
A long cylindrical body covered with armour–like scales.
Upper body dark brown to olive. Sides and belly white to yellow.
Dorsal and anal fin placed well back on the body.
Rounded tail and fins with dark brown blotches.
Long snout with two rows of large teeth in the upper jaw.
Floating like driftwood in shallow and sloggish waters
of rivers, swamps and lakes.
Live bait fishing with mullet, herring, telapia or catfish.
Powerful and quick fighter with a fast strike and a hard pull.
Will often roll up the leader like most sharks.
Fishing Khao Lak's Comment:
A wire trace and careful handling is essential
with these toothy specimens.
| 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