Natal yellowfish

Scaly Yellowfish is a species of ray-finned fish in the genus Labeobarbus.

The Natal yellowfish lives in the benthopelagic, potamodromous, freshwater environment.

The Natal Yellowfish, also known as a 'scaly’ is duller in colour than the Small Mouth Yellowfish. Its body is more compact and it reaches a maximum weight of just under 10lbs. Fish over 5lb are considered trophy size. More

Natal yellowfish (scaly) - Labeobarbus natalensis Bushveld smallscale yellowfish - Labeobarbus polylepis Lowveld largescale yellowfish - Labeobarbus marquensis The three related species are: Clanwilliam sawfin - Barbus serra Berg-Breede River -whitefish - Barbus andrewi Bushveld papermouth - More

years ago with Natal Yellowfish breeding stock which seem to be co habitating with the Trout and breeding. The dam was last stocked on 23 July 2009 with 200 Rainbow trout of about 300 Grams each. More

before the Natal yellowfish established itself in those waters. In particular, one fast-water section of this beautiful river used to captivate me with its dancing riffles and swift pocket water. More

Our quarry was Natal yellowfish which, we hoped, were lurking in the Tugela just beyond the edge of the Zingela lawn. More

1 by 600 gram Natal Yellowfish on a Mrs Simpson. Between 12.30 and 1.00 pm. 8 May 2009- Colin Perry, Centurion, - 1 by +- 30 cm Raingow trout, 16.10 pm 5 May 2009-Colin Perry- Centurion- I by 30 cm Rainbow trout 17.25 pm. More

for the Natal Yellowfish, Tigerfish up north at Josini Dam and, off course, the Indian Ocean on my doorstep. More

Common names

Cá cän in Vietnamese (Tiếng Việt)
Cá khän in Vietnamese (Tiếng Việt)
Kwazulu Natal yellowfish in English
Natal yellowfish in English
Natalse geelvis in Afrikaans
Parma natalská in Czech (česky)
Scaly in English

Order : Cypriniformes
Family : Cyprinidae
Genus : Labeobarbus
Species : Labeobarbus natalensis
Authority : Castelnau, 1861