Barramundi (Lates calcarifer) Thailand

The Barramundi Lates calcarifer Asian Seabass Name: Barramundi (Lates calcarifer) Thailand
Thailand Status: Native.
The Barramundi (Lates calcarifer) or Asian Sea Bass is found in Thailand. Likewise they can be found throughout South East Asia. Certainly very popular in Thai cuisine in addition to being a prized sport fish. Barramundi are found firstly in saltwater in addition to freshwater. Try fishing  coastal waters and estuaries. Likewise rivers with mangroves at the banks. There are many purpose built barramundi fishing lakes throughout Thailand. Barramundi (Lates calcarifer) Thailand can be raised in freshwater for sport fishing but will NOT breed unless in brackish water. Barramundi will take live and dead baits but the favored tactic above all is using hard or soft body lures. In addition fly fishing for barramundi is becoming more popular.

photo of Barramundi caught fishing in thailand