Monthly Archives: May 2014

Terbul

Terbul

The Terbul / Bonylip Barb are dainty fish that inhabit many rivers in the central and southern rivers of the Peninsula. The body is covered in small scales coloured pale yellow with red specks. The fins are pink. Terbul has a small, soft mouth. Thus, hooks need to be small….

Sikang

Sikang

The Sikang / ‘Malayan Trout’ is a rare fish with close resemblance to the Trout. The mouth is slightly kyped, whilst the body is a cream colour with faint spots. Unlike the trout, it does not have an adipose fin. Sikang is found in remote jungled rivers. It is game…

Bagoh

Bagoh

  The Bagoh / T Barb is not a primary target for the fisherman, but is occasionally caught when he is fishing for small Tengas or Tengas Daun in rocky highland streams. It is small in size – the biggest I have come across is about 10 cm. in total…

Nyenyuar

Nyenyuar

The Nyenyuar / Scissor Tail is a common fish in remote jungle rivers where the habitat is still pristine. It shares the highland pools with other species like the Kawan, Bagoh, Kepor and Tengas Daun. Like the others, this species serve as fodder for the predators like Sebarau and Toman….