Exclusive to Leisure Dive Center, Laemtong beach, we give a fish slate free to all students The Alligator Gar is a freshwater predator fish species which is indigenous to the USA â¦ The species listed below are all a natural part of the fish species that living in the Lake. The Striped catfish is certainly a common fish that will be encountered by anglers fishing in Thailand. Contribute or get help with ID It is certainly very popular in Thai cuisine in addition to being a prized sport fish. Distribution: It is widely distributed in the freshwaters of Southeast Asia and some regions of India. Snakehead fishing in Thailand can be very exciting and Chiang mai has … More>>, Status: Native. Very common in freshwater plains and in medium to large rivers, brooks, flooded fields including sluggish flowing canals. Distribution: This Snakehead species is native to South and Southeast Asia, with a widespread range covering southern China, Pakistan, most of India, Southern Nepal, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka….. Habitat: Striped Snakehead prefer stagnant and muddy water plains; found mainly in swamps and the lowland rivers in relatively deep (1-2 m), still water. The largest Carp species in the world. They grow large at Dreamlake fishing resort …More>>, Introduced to Thailand into many fishing lakes and fishing resorts from the Amazon They are very hard-fighting and immensely powerful fish but also very delicate and should always be treated with respect. These usually offer a wide variety of both native and exotic fish species. A real good fighter to max size of 30 kg. The Chaophraya Catfish is a member of the Pangasiidae (sharks and catfishes) family of fish predates on â¦ Average size 1-2kg. Below you will find information about many fish species in Thailand which can be caught by anglers when fishing in and around Chiang mai. As a result of its size it is a VERY very strong fighter which sticks to the bottom, battles can go on for hours. This native Thai fish is currently recognized by the Guinness book of records as the largest freshwater fish species. Read more…. Thai Name: Pla Kasoop Kit. This beautiful and over 200 kg heavy Arapaima was caught by Thailand-Fishing. Since the mid-20th century, the total land area covered by forests has declined from more than half to less than one-third. As a food fish, barramundi is an important established species in Indian, Thai, Vietnamese, Malaysian and Australian cuisines. At present, there are about 350,000 owners operating the ornamental fish trade in Thailand. Thai Name: Pla Puang. Thai Name: Pla Wien. Preferring clear well oxygenated, running water and dark environments. Thai Name: Pla Ka Song. For Lure, Fly and Predator fishing anglers there are certainly lots of â¦ Recorded from Chienmai (Chiang Mai), Pitsanulok, Nontaburi, Bangkok, Tachin (Samut Sakhon), Mep Poon and Tale Sap……, Habitat: Found in most habitat types, but most frequently in large muddy rivers, with a slow current and soft bottom. Certainly the most common fish encountered when fishing in Thailand. Including sluggish flowing canals, among vegetation. Thai Name: Pla... Hampala Barb. The Wallago can grow to 2.5 m in length. ... Distribution: South... Blue Mahseer. Rare in North Thailand outside of fishing parks. Distribution: The Forest Snakehead is found throughout Asia, in Thailand, Japan, southern China, Viet Nam, Taiwan and in the Philippines. With 46 different species of fish, anglers are guaranteed a â¦ Common names: Stracheyi Mahseer, Blue Mahseer. Max: 20 kg. The species is now believed to only exist in small, isolated populations in the middle Mekong region…… Read more…. Common name: Tinfoil Barb, Goldfoil Barb, Brassen barbe. But have been released in many other areas; where they have adapted with great success, including different states in US. The Wallago attu is also know as the “Man eating catfish” after it supposedly developed a taste for Human flesh …More>>, Status: Introduced. Habitat: It can be found in larger streams and rivers, old mining ponds, with streams running in, lakes and dams. Freshwater fish reserves are extraordinarily successful at protecting multiple species of fish, a new study of a network of community-based reserves in Thailand has found. Read more…. On the other hand they are stocked in many man made lakes and fishing parks in Thailand for example …More>>, Status: Native. There are bat fish, doctor fish, parrot fish, sweetlipsâ¦ Itâs not necessarily just the highlights that make diving special. Amphiprion perideraion, Pink skunk clownfish. Common names: Jungle Perch, Hampala barb. size of 15kg. Giant Mekong catfish (Pangsaianodon gigas) is a member of the shark catfish family and reaches enormous proportions. The lake where we fish is one of the places in Thailand. Max. We catch him regularly at Dreamlake Fishing Resort up to 10kg. It is one of world's most invasive species. Aluterus scriptus, Scrawled filefish. The Giant Snakehead are by many Thai lure fishermen, their favorite freshwater species and itâs not without good reason; they hunt their prey with an aggression rarely found in other fish. Arapaima / Pirarucu / Pla Tjon Amazon / Arapaima Gigas / catch by Thailand-Fishing. Max size 8-10kg. The Tiger shovelnose catfish or Barred Sorubim as it is also called is a native of the Amazon basin. Amphiprion ocellaris, Ocellaris clownfish. Read more…. Mackerel & Tuna on the hunt. Common names: Giant snakehead, Toman, Redline snakehead. We've more fish seed species for export such as Pangasius catfish , Mono sex Tilapia , Red Tilapia , Walking Catfish , Snakehead , Barb, Carp, Rohu, shrimp seed, etc. As a result they are certainly one of the most common species of fish anglers may encounter outside of … More>>, Status: Native. The information on each species includes; fish identification, scientific classification, local name, common name, natural environment, and also maximum weight and maximum length. Distribution: They are native to most of Southeast Asia. There are reported catches from Malaysia, Thailand, Sumatra, Java and also Borneo, and Myanmar (Burma). Max size 15 kg … More>>, Status: Native. There are about 500 shops, of which 50% are in Bangkok and in other provinces in Ratchaburi, Chiang Mai, Phuket, Nakhon Ratchasima, Khon Kaen, and Udon Thani. Subsequently they naturally occur in many rivers and ponds.