Kelah Hijau 8"
Scientific name(s) : Tor Tambroides, Tor Tambra
English name(s) : Malaysian Green Mahseer, Thai Green Mahseer, Greater Brook Carp
Local name(s) : Kelah (Peninsular Malaysia), Empurau/Semah (Sarawak), Pelian (Sabah)
Salient features : Large strong head, thick lips with median lobe lower lip. Body cylindrical with slight compression, large scales. Colour ranger from pale to bright red. Large forked tail and rudder-like anal fin.
Distribution : Indian, Myanmar, Thailand, Borneo, Sumatra.
Habits : Station itself in prime lies where its needs of security, shelter and food it readily served. May forage in shallow areas or close to rapids it is assured of security. A very shy fish.
Diet : Jungle fruits, insects, crustaceans. When mature, it may forage on small baitfish.