Silond catfish

Silonia silondia
Indian Game Fishes / Silond catfish
Family: Schilbeidae
ICUN red list status: Least Concern (LC)
Habitat: Fresh Water
 

 

An apex Predator which is mainly targeted by live baiting but also takes spoons and plug. At a maximum recorded length of 183 Cm, this fish can attain mammoth size and is also a good fighter. With a array of sharp teeth, It can inflict injury while handling so taking care is essential while handling it.

 

Photo Courtesy : Sumit Stephen

 

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