Karalla daura - The goldstripe ponyfish

Karalla daura – The goldstripe ponyfish

The goldstripe ponyfish, Karalla daura, is a species of marine ray-finned fish of the family Leiognathidae (ponyfish, Vietnamese: cá liệt), which is native to the Indian Ocean and the western Pacific Ocean. The goldstripe ponyfish is smaller than the common ponyfish (Leiognathus equulus), and is easily recognized by one yellow or golden stripe on both

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Anabas testudineus - climbing perch

Anabas testudineus – The climbing perch

Anabas testudineus, the climbing perch, is a type species of fish of the genus Anabas in the family Anabantidae (the climbing gouramis) which is native to Asia. In Vietnam, it’s called cá rô, or cá rô đồng. Anabas testudineus is known for its ability to migrate from one pond to another by crossing land, especially

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Small smallscale mud carp - Cirrhinus microlepis

Cirrhinus microlepis – The flying carp

Cirrhinus microlepis is a species of ray-finned fish in the genus Cirrhinus (round-snouted fish). This carp is distributed in Laos, Thailand and the Vietnam’s Mekong Delta. In Vietnam, it lives in provincial floodplains during the flood season and in main rivers (Đồng Nai – Sài Gòn river system, Vàm Cỏ Đông – Vàm Cỏ Tây

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