Indegenous Fish

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….

Tilan

Tilan

The Tilan / Spiny Eel is a common eel found in lowland rivers. Often, it is a by-catch for anglers fishing for Udang Galah, Baung and other fishes. The Tilan inhabits holes and structure areas at the river bottom. Usually, it is solitary, hence fishermen seldom can catch this fish…