Golden Shark (Leptobarbus hoevenii)

Interesting :

It`s body is quite long and rather round in shape. It has large head, rather large eyes, wide mouth and big scales. It has 2 pairs of barbels. It has brown-yellow body, black-grey back, light white belly, pink anal fin and light read other fins in color.

Habitat :

It dwells in running water in Ratchaburi, Kanchanaburi, Nakhonsawan and Phichit Province, including in Chao Phraya River and Mae klong River.

Food :

It eats nearly all kinds of seed and grain. Some types of seed are poisonous.

Behavior :

It is peaceful, easily frightened, easy to be raised, fast growing. It likes to stay as a group. It is actively and nimbly.

Size and weight :

It`s body length is about 20 – 30 centimeters.