Indegenous Fish

Tambra site trip

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Saturday 2 January 2016. KAGUM & friends made a trip to our Tambra Site at Kpg Batu 16 Gombak. We did river survey, collecting data on stream pH, insect life, pool depths, fish counts etc. The kids of course had other ideas! Pictures in this post, this post and this…

Haruan

The haruan is one of the most widely distributed species in the country, found in rivers, lakes, swamps, even ditches. It prefers still waters with ample aquatic vegetation; normal environment for frogs and small fishes which serve as its favourite food. It is thus definitely a carnivore, preferring to lie…

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…