Nile Tilapia

Nile Tilapia

Nile Tilapia (pla nin)



Identification: The Nile Tilapia is a black and white stripped fish. The black vertical strips extend the full lenght of the fishes body and look and feels a little bit like the Perch. The bigger fis…

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Jullien’s Golden Prize Carp

Jullien’s Golden Prize Carp ((pla yi sok)



Identification: The Julliens Golden Prize Carp grows to approx 1.5 metres in lenght with a weight exceeding 50kgs. The body is golden with seven black bands that stretch across the len…

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Walking Catfish

Walking Catfish (Pla duk)



Identification: The Walking Catfish grows to approx one foot in length and has an elongated body shape. The body is mainly a gray or grayish brown colour with small white spots covering its scaleless skin. They are cov…

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Spotted Giant Featherback

Spotted Giant Featherback

Spotted Giant Featherback ((pla grai)



Identification: The spotted giant featherback is very distinct, normally silvery gray with a long knife like body (laterally compressed) and a long anal fin that gives these fish their com…

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Catla Catla Indian Carp

Catla Catla Indian Carp

Catla Catla (Pla Kaho Tad)



Identification: The Catla Catla has oddly large scales and a very long pectoral fin. The entirety of the body is dark gray/green. Its most recognizable feature is its large lower jaw which for…

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Striped Snakehead

Striped Snakehead

Striped Snakehead (Pla Chon)



Identification: The Striped Snakehead is similar in shape to its big brother, the Giant Snakehead, but with a smaller head and teeth. It has stripes, or almost chevrons, on its flanks. Adu…

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Hampala Barb

Hampala Barb

Hampala Barb (pla kra sub)


Identification: The Hampala Barb, commonly known as Jungle Perch, is a clearly scaled fish with silver through bronze colouring, much like a roach. It is easily identified by its orange tin…

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Arapaima

Arapaima

Arapaima (Pla Tjon Amazon)


Identification: The Arapaima is a beautiful fish with colours from silver through olive green and with striking red edging on the scales. This is found in increasing amounts as the fish mat…

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Giant Snakehead

Giant Snakehead

Giant Snakehead (Pla Chado)


Identification: The Giant Snakehead is a perfectly evolved predator characterized by a streamlined eel-like body and a small snake-like head with a big mouth containing rows of sharp…

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Red-Tail Catfish

Red-Tail Catfish

Red-Tail Catfish (Pla Meaw Haang Daeng)


Identification: The Red-Tail Catfish has a very distinctive appearance, with a bright red/orange tail fin, and a body colour that has a clearly defined white/cream coloured lower half and…

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