Tuesday, 10 January 2012

Some Of The Fish List

Redbelly tilapia (introduced)

Tilapia zillii
MALAY: Tilapia
HOKKIEN:
CANTONESE: Fei chau
SIZE: 40cm (max); 30cm (common)
REMARKS: Introduced for commercial farming purposes.



Red tilapia (commercial hybrid)

Tilapia spp.
MALAY: Tilapia
HOKKIEN:
CANTONESE: Fei Chau
SIZE: 40cm (max); 30cm (common)
REMARKS: Introduced for commercial farming purposes.

Climbing perch

Anabas testudineus
MALAY: Puyu
HOKKIEN:
CANTONESE:
SIZE: 25cm (max); 12cm (common)
REMARKS:

Indonesian shortfin eel

Anguilla bicolor bicolor
MALAY: Tuna
HOKKIEN:
CANTONESE:
SIZE: 120cm (max); 65cm (common)
REMARKS: Also called River eel.

Blue panchax

Aplocheilus panchax
MALAY: Kepala timah
HOKKIEN:
CANTONESE:
SIZE: 9cm (max); 5cm (common)
REMARKS: Also call White spot.

Loach

Chromobotia macracanthus
MALAY: Lali-lali
HOKKIEN:
CANTONESE:
SIZE: 30cm (max); 20cm (common)
REMARKS:

Philippine catfish

Clarias batrachus
MALAY: Keli kayu
HOKKIEN:
CANTONESE:
SIZE: 47cm (max); 26cm (common)
REMARKS:

Bighead catfish

Clarias marcrocephalus
MALAY: Keli bunga
HOKKIEN:
CANTONESE:
SIZE: 120cm (max); 60cm (common)
REMARKS:

Freshwater catfish

Clarias nieuhofi
MALAY: Limbat
HOKKIEN:
CANTONESE:
SIZE: 50cm (max); 30cm (common)
REMARKS:

North african catfish (introduced)

Clarias gariepinus
MALAY: Keli afrika
HOKKIEN:
CANTONESE:
SIZE: 170cm (max); 90cm (common)
REMARKS: Introduced from Africa for commercial farming purposes.

Asian swamp eel

Monopterus albus
MALAY: Belut
HOKKIEN:
CANTONESE:
SIZE: 100cm (max); 40cm (common)
REMARKS: Also called Rice paddy eel.

Kissing gourami

Helostoma temminckii
MALAY: Temakang
HOKKIEN:
CANTONESE:
SIZE: 30cm (max); 20cm (common)
REMARKS:

Loach

Homaloptera orthogoniata
MALAY: Susuh batu
HOKKIEN:
CANTONESE:
SIZE: 13cm (max); 9cm (common)
REMARKS:

Striped dwarf catfish

Mystus vittatus
MALAY: Baung
HOKKIEN:
CANTONESE:
SIZE: 21cm (max); 18cm (common)
REMARKS: Also called River catfish.

River catfish

Hemibagrus wyckii
MALAY: Tengku lolah
HOKKIEN:
CANTONESE:
SIZE: 71cm (max); 50cm (common)
REMARKS:


Bronze featherback

Notopterus notopterus
MALAY: Belida
HOKKIEN:
CANTONESE:
SIZE: 60cm (max); 25cm (common)
REMARKS:

Giant gourami

Osphronemus goramy
MALAY: Kalui
HOKKIEN:
CANTONESE:
SIZE: 70cm (max); 45cm (common)
REMARKS:

Snakehead

Channa lucius
MALAY: Bujuk
HOKKIEN:
CANTONESE:
SIZE: 40cm (max); 30cm (common)
REMARKS:

Indonesian snakehead

Channa micropeltes
MALAY: Toman
HOKKIEN:
CANTONESE:
SIZE: 130cm (max); 50cm (common)
REMARKS: Also called Giant snakehead

Striped snakehead

Channa striata
MALAY: Haruan
HOKKIEN:
CANTONESE:
SIZE: 100cm (max); 61cm (common)
REMARKS:


Marble goby

Oxyeleotris marmorata
MALAY: Ketutu, Ikan Hantu
HOKKIEN:
CANTONESE:
SIZE: 65cm (max); 30cm (common)
REMARKS:

Shortbarbel pangas

Pseudolais micronemus
MALAY: Patin
HOKKIEN:
CANTONESE:
SIZE: 100cm (max); 60cm (common)


Malayan leaffish

Pristolepis fasciata
MALAY: Kepar, Patung
HOKKIEN:
CANTONESE:
SIZE: 20cm (max); 13cm (common)
REMARKS:

Arowana

Scleropages formosus
MALAY: Kelisa
HOKKIEN: Kim Ling
CANTONESE: Kam Loong
SIZE: cm (max); cm (common)
REMARKS:





Snakeskin gourami

Trichogaster pectoralis
MALAY: Sepat siam
HOKKIEN:
CANTONESE:
SIZE: 25cm (max); 15cm (common)
REMARKS:


Three-spot gourami

Trichogaster trichopterus
MALAY: Sepat rongeng
HOKKIEN:
CANTONESE:
SIZE: 15cm (max); 10cm (common)
REMARKS:




Giant catfish

Wallago leerii
MALAY: Tapah
HOKKIEN:
CANTONESE:
SIZE: 150cm (max); 90cm (common)
REMARKS:
























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