Tiger Shovelnose Catfish (Sorubim lima)

Name: Tiger Shovelnose Catfish (Sorubim lima).
Status: Introduced
The Tiger Shovelnose catfish or Barred Sorubim as it is also called is a native of the Amazon basin but has been introduced to many fishing lakes in Thailand like Dreamlake Fishing Resort. Thais like to call it the Plah Tiger. The Shovelnose will take  dead baits, earthworms and chopped meats. A very good fighter which will stick to the bottom and make charging runs to snags. Generally regarded as a nocturnal feeder. Considered as a very rare catch at Dreamlake.