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    TILAPIA, CICHLID, MISCELLANEOUS, etc.

    Redbelly tilapia (introduced)

    Tilapia zillii

    MALAY: Tilapia

    HOKKIEN:

    CANTONESE: Fei chau

    SIZE: 40cm (max); 30cm (common)

    REMARKS: Introduced for commercial farming purposes.

    Tilapia zillii - Redbelly tilapia

    Red tilapia (commercial hybrid)

    Tilapia spp.

    MALAY: Tilapia

    HOKKIEN:

    CANTONESE: Fei Chau

    SIZE: 40cm (max); 30cm (common)

    REMARKS: Introduced for commercial farming purposes.

    Tilapia spp - Red Tilapia

    Climbing perch

    Anabas testudineus

    MALAY: Puyu

    HOKKIEN:

    CANTONESE:

    SIZE: 25cm (max); 12cm (common)

    REMARKS:

    Anabas testudineus - Climbing Perch

    Indonesian shortfin eel

    Anguilla bicolor bicolor

    MALAY: Tuna

    HOKKIEN:

    CANTONESE:

    SIZE: 120cm (max); 65cm (common)

    REMARKS: Also called River eel.

    Blue panchax

    Aplocheilus panchax

    MALAY: Kepala timah

    HOKKIEN:

    CANTONESE:

    SIZE: 9cm (max); 5cm (common)

    REMARKS: Also called White spot.

    Loach

    Chromobotia macracanthus

    MALAY: Lali-lali

    HOKKIEN:

    CANTONESE:

    SIZE: 30cm (max); 20cm (common)

    REMARKS:

    Philippine catfish

    Clarias batrachus

    MALAY: Keli kayu

    HOKKIEN:

    CANTONESE:

    SIZE: 47cm (max); 26cm (common)

    REMARKS:

    Clarias batrachus - Philipine Catfish

    Bighead catfish

    Clarias marcrocephalus

    MALAY: Keli bunga

    HOKKIEN:

    CANTONESE:

    SIZE: 120cm (max); 60cm (common)

    REMARKS:

     

    Freshwater catfish

    Clarias nieuhofi

    MALAY: Limbat

    HOKKIEN:

    CANTONESE:

    SIZE: 50cm (max); 30cm (common)

    REMARKS:

    North african catfish (introduced)

    Clarias gariepinus

    MALAY: Keli afrika

    HOKKIEN:

    CANTONESE:

    SIZE: 170cm (max); 90cm (common)

    REMARKS: Introduced from Africa for commercial farming purposes.

    Clarias gariepinus - North African Catfish

    Asian swamp eel

    Monopterus albus

    MALAY: Belut

    HOKKIEN:

    CANTONESE:

    SIZE: 100cm (max); 40cm (common)

    REMARKS: Also called Rice paddy eel.

    Kissing gourami

    Helostoma temminckii

    MALAY: Temakang

    HOKKIEN:

    CANTONESE:

    SIZE: 30cm (max); 20cm (common)

    REMARKS:

    Loach

    Homaloptera orthogoniata

    MALAY: Susuh batu

    HOKKIEN:

    CANTONESE:

    SIZE: 13cm (max); 9cm (common)

    REMARKS:

    Striped dwarf catfish

    Mystus vittatus

    MALAY: Baung

    HOKKIEN:

    CANTONESE:

    SIZE: 21cm (max); 18cm (common)

    REMARKS: Also called River catfish.

    River catfish

    Hemibagrus wyckii

    MALAY: Tengku lolah

    HOKKIEN:

    CANTONESE:

    SIZE: 71cm (max); 50cm (common)

    REMARKS:

    Bronze featherback

    Notopterus notopterus

    MALAY: Belida

    HOKKIEN:

    CANTONESE:

    SIZE: 60cm (max); 25cm (common)

    REMARKS:

    Giant gourami

    Osphronemus goramy

    MALAY: Kalui

    HOKKIEN:

    CANTONESE:

    SIZE: 70cm (max); 45cm (common)

    REMARKS:

    Snakehead

    Channa lucius

    MALAY: Bujuk

    HOKKIEN:

    CANTONESE:

    SIZE: 40cm (max); 30cm (common)

    REMARKS:

     

    Indonesian snakehead

    Channa micropeltes

    MALAY: Toman

    HOKKIEN:

    CANTONESE:

    SIZE: 130cm (max); 50cm (common)

    REMARKS: Also called Giant snakehead.

    Channa micropeltes - Indonesian Snakehead

    Striped snakehead

    Channa striata

    MALAY: Haruan

    HOKKIEN:

    CANTONESE:

    SIZE: 100cm (max); 61cm (common)

    REMARKS:

    Marble goby

    Oxyeleotris marmorata

    MALAY: Ketutu, Ikan Hantu

    HOKKIEN:

    CANTONESE:

    SIZE: 65cm (max); 30cm (common)

    REMARKS:

    Shortbarbel pangas

    Pseudolais micronemus

    MALAY: Patin

    HOKKIEN:

    CANTONESE:

    SIZE: 100cm (max); 60cm (common)

    REMARKS:

    Pseudolais micronemus - Shortbarbel Pangas

    Malayan leaffish

    Pristolepis fasciata

    MALAY: Kepar, Patung

    HOKKIEN:

    CANTONESE:

    SIZE: 20cm (max); 13cm (common)

    REMARKS:

    Arowana

    Scleropages formosus

    MALAY: Kelisa

    HOKKIEN: Kim Ling

    CANTONESE: Kam Loong

    SIZE: cm (max); cm (common)

    REMARKS:

     

    Snakeskin gourami

    Trichogaster pectoralis

    MALAY: Sepat siam

    HOKKIEN:

    CANTONESE:

    SIZE: 25cm (max); 15cm (common)

    REMARKS:

    Three-spot gourami

    Trichogaster trichopterus

    MALAY: Sepat rongeng

    HOKKIEN:

    CANTONESE:

    SIZE: 15cm (max); 10cm (common)

    REMARKS:

    Giant catfish

    Wallago leerii

    MALAY: Tapah

    HOKKIEN:

    CANTONESE:

    SIZE: 150cm (max); 90cm (common)

    REMARKS: