Giant barb

They are usually seen in the big pools along the edges of large rivers, but will seasonally enter smaller canals, floodplains and flooded forests.

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The Giant barb lives in the benthopelagic, potamodromous, freshwater environment.

The giant barb or Siamese giant carp, Catlocarpio siamensis (Thai: กระโห้ or กะมัน), is the largest species of carp in the world. These migratory fish are found only in the Mae Klong, Mekong and Chao Phraya river basins. More

Giant Barb Catlocarpio siamensis = Photo: Cambodian boy with giant barb ENLARGE Boy with a giant barb in Cambodia Photograph courtesy Zeb Hogan Giant Barb Profile More

A boy poses with a giant barb on the Tonle Sap River near Phnom Penh, Cambodia. The fish, landed as bycatch by a local fishing operation, was tagged and released as part of a study of large freshwater species in the Mekong River Basin. More

Giant barb - Catlocarpio siamensis = giant barb giant barb fry giant barb juvenile Giant Barb - Pictures by JJphoto. More

Giant barbs are not known to be in Australia, however if they are found within Queensland they should be immediately reported to Queensland Primary Industries and Fisheries. The giant barb is the world More

A boy poses with a giant barb on the Tonle Sap River near Phnom Penh, Cambodia - * A boy poses with a giant barb on the Tonle Sap River near Phnom Penh, Cambodia tags: boy fish More

giant barb mother fish ready for egg extraction. It took Ngai and his co-workers almost two years to get to this happy moment, a milestone in the rescue of this rare species. More

The giant barb, although not listed by the IUCN, is extremely rare above Khone Falls. It is more common in Cambodia and Viet Nam, although large fish are now rarely caught. More

giant barb must share the water with the growing populations of Cambodia, Laos, Thailand and Vietnam. More

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Other Names: Giant Barb, Mother of all carp. Thailand status: Native Diet: Phytoplankton, Algae, Terrestrial fruits, Aquatic plants, Worms, Insects, Prawns, Shrimps, Crabs. Habitat: Freshwater. More

yt:quality=high パーカーホ Giant barb Catlocarpio siamensis Cyprinidae によっては運河や川の氾濫原に移動する場合もある。 幼魚は湿地や小さな支流でよく見られる。 繁殖可能な成魚になるまでに約7年かかる。 現地では大変美味とされており、食用にするための捕獲と生... More

A giant barb, a type of fish, etched into an ancient stone wall of a building near the Angkor Wat temple complex. More

Common names

Cá Hô in Vietnamese (Tiếng Việt)
Catla in Unknown
Giant barb in English
Jättibarbi in Finnish (suomen kieli)
Kaho in Thai (ไทย)
Kahor in Khmer (ភាសាខ្មែរ)
Kolreang in Khmer (ភាសាខ្មែរ)
Kulreang in Khmer (ភាសាខ្មែរ)
Pa kaho in English
Pa kaho in Lao (ພາສາລາວ)
Pa kaho in Laotian
Pla kaho in Thai (ไทย)
Pla kra ho in Bengali (বাংলা)
Pla kra ho in Thai (ไทย)
Pla-kaho in English
Riesenbarbe in German (Deutsch)
Siamese giant carp in English
Siamesisk jättekarp in Swedish (Svenska)
Siamesisk karpe in Danish (dansk)
Trey kahao in Khmer (ភាសាខ្មែរ)
Trey kaho in Khmer (ភាសាខ្មែរ)
Trey kano in Khmer (ភាសាខ្មែរ)
Trey kolreang in Khmer (ភាសាខ្មែរ)
Trey kolriang in Khmer (ភាសាខ្មែរ)
Trey krawhao in Khmer (ភាសាខ្មែរ)
Trey kromawl in Khmer (ភាសាខ្មែរ)
Veleparma thajská in Czech (česky)
Гигантский усач in Russian (русский язык)
ปลากระโห้ in Thai (ไทย)
パーカーホ in Japanese (日本語)
暹罗印度鲤 in Mandarin Chinese
暹羅印度鯉 in Mandarin Chinese

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Order : Cypriniformes
Family : Cyprinidae
Genus : Catlocarpio
Species : Catlocarpio siamensis
Authority : Boulenger, 1898