Thai mahseer

The Thai mahseer lives in the benthopelagic, freshwater environment.

The Thai Mahseer invariably represents the ultimate challenge for these sportsmen. To locate this fish is already a triumph. Then comes the challenge of enticing it to take a fly. More

To target the Hampala Barb and the hard fighting Thai Mahseer in Thailands most beautiful jungle rivers in khao Sok National Park is a fantastic experiance. More

A Thai Mahseer is easily spooked so a stealthy approach is very important. After a hooking a Thai Mahseer you will be amazed by the power of it’s first run. More

Thai Mahseer is similar to fly fishing for Trout in rivers or streams, the Mahseer takes streamers, wet flies, nymphs and big dry flies and a stealthy approach is very important. More

Thailand for Thai Mahseer in both Khao Sok National Park, near Phuket and in Mae Hong Son province in northern Thailand. More

Thai Mahseer is found in clear, clean rivers in the mountains. Reported from: Chao Phraya and Mekong basins, Malay Peninsula, Sumatra, Java, and Borneo, Myanmar (Burma), Salween and Mae Klong rivers. More

The Thai mahseer (Tor tambroides) is a freshwater fish species in the minnows or carps family (family Cyprinidae) of order Cypriniformes (carps), native to the Mekong River basin, the Chao Phraya River basin and the Mae Klong River basin in Thailand. More

Thailand for Thai Mahseer, Golden and Blue Mahseer in the teak clad mountains in the jungles of Mae Hong Son province on the Thai / Burma border. More

Common names

Barbo in Spanish (español)
Brzanka in Polish (polski)
Cá Ng?a xám in Vietnamese (Tiếng Việt)
Cá Ngựa xám in Vietnamese (Tiếng Việt)
Garing in Malay (bahasa Melayu)
Greater brook carp in English
Mahseer in French (français)
Mahseer in German (Deutsch)
Mahsír padangský in Czech (česky)
Pa kva in Lao (ພາສາລາວ)
Pa kva in Laotian
Pla wien in Thai (ไทย)
Riesen barbe in German (Deutsch)
Sengkareng in Javanese (basa Jawa)
Thai mahseer in Danish (dansk)
Thai mahseer in English
Thai-mahseer in Danish (dansk)
Trey khaor in Khmer (ភាសាខ្មែរ)
似野結魚 in Mandarin Chinese
似野结鱼 in Mandarin Chinese

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Order : Cypriniformes
Family : Cyprinidae
Genus : Tor
Species : Tor tambroides
Authority : Bleeker, 1854