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Mekong Catfish

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Name: Mekong catfish.
Species: Pangasianodon gigas.
Thai name: Pla buk.
Max length in excess: 3m.
Max weight: 300kg.
IGFA record: 117.933kg (260lbs), caught here at Gillhams Fishing Resort.
Diet: Plankton, plants, shrimp, sticky rice, boilies, pellet, cereal and maize.


Mrigal Carp

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Name: Mrigal carp
Species: Cirrhinus cirrhosus.
Thai name: Pla nuan tjan.
Max length: 1.2m.
Max weight: 20kg (43lb).
IGFA record: 8kgs (17lb-10oz.) caught here at Gillhams fishing resort.
Diet: Water plants, banana, vegetables, insects, shrimp, worm, pellet, boilie, maize and bread.


Nile Perch

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Name: Nile perch.
Other names: Giant perch, Victoria perch, African snook.
Species: Lates niloticus.
Thai name: Pla khapong perch Nile.
Max length: 2.5m.
Max weight: 250kg.
IGFA record: 104.32kg (230lb).
Diet: fish, frogs, crustaceans and waterfowl.


Piraaiba

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Name: Piraiba, or Lau lau.
Other names: Bagre blanco, blanco pobre.
Species: Brachyplatystoma filamentosum.
Thai name: Pla pireeba.
Max length: 3.6m.
Max weight: 250kg.
IGFA record: 155kg (341lb.11oz.)
Diet: fish, pellet, frogs, waterfowl, monkeys, scavenger almost any food item.


Ripsaw Catfish

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Name: Ripsaw catfish.
Common names: Niger, black talking catfish, plated catfish.
Species: Oxydoras niger.
Thai name: Pla niger doradidae.
Max length: 1.2m.
Max weight: 40kg (90lb).
IGFA record: 21.5kg (47lb 6oz)
Diet: Shrimp, worm, molluscs, insects, maize pellet and bread.


Rohu

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Name: Rohu (yissok tet, rahoo carp).
Species: Labeo rohita.
Thai name: Pla yissok tet.
Max length: 1m.
Max weight: 40kg.
IGFA record: 34lbs.4ozs-15.6kgs. Caught here at Gillhams fishing Resorts.
Diet: Shrimp, plankton, plants, fruit, maize, boilies, pellet, sticky rice and cereal-based baits.


Siamese Carp

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Name: Siamese carp
Species: Catlocarpio siamensis.
Thai name: Pla cahoor.
Max length in excess: 3m.
Max weight: 300kg.
IGFA record: 60kg (134lb) caught here at Gillhams Fishing Resorts.
Diet: Shrimp, plankton, plants, fruit, maize, and cereal-based baits.


Spotted Featherback

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Name: Spotted featherback.
Species: Chitala ornata.
Thai name: Pla klaey.
Max length: 1m.
Max weight: 12kg.
IGFA record: 6kg.
Diet: Small fish, shrimp, worms, crustaceans, and insects.


Spotted Sorubim

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Name: Spotted sorubim.
Species: Pseudoplatystoma coruscans.
Thai name: Pla sira dang.
Max length: 1.5m.
Max weight: 70kg.
IGFA record: 53.5kg.
Diet: Fish, squid, frogs, earthworms, crustaceans, shrimp.


Striped Snakehead

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Name: Striped snakehead (chevron snakehead).
Species: Channa striata.
Thai name: Pla tjon.
Max length: 1m.
Max weight: 5kg (10lb).
IGFA record: 7lbs.14ozs-3.6kgs.
Diet: Fish, shrimp, insects, prawns and frogs.