Saturday, August 25, 2012

Black Eel Catfish

Common Name: Black Eel Catfish
Scientific Name: Plotosus Canius Hamilton, 1822
Mandarin Name: 鰻鯰 (Mán nián), 海土虱(Hǎi tǔ shī)
Local Malay Name: Ikan Semilang
Local Hokkien: Thor Sat
Local Teochew: Thow Sak
Remark: Very venomous spines at the dorsal and pectoral fins. Be very careful in handling.

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