Indochina featherback

The Royal Knifefish , also called Indochina Featherback, is a species of fish in the Notopteridae family.

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The Indochina featherback lives in the demersal, potamodromous, freshwater environment.

The Indochina Featherback is active during twilight and night and feeds on fishes, crustaceans and insects. The Blancs Striped/Indochina Featherback has been bred for several years in Thailand and is present in various fisheries throughout Thailand. More

The Indochina featherback (Chitala blanci) is a freshwater fish species in the featherbacks or knifefishes family (family Notopteridae) of order Osteoglossiformes (bony tongues), native to the Mekong River basin in Thailand. More

Common names

Dtong gai in Lao (ພາສາລາວ)
Dtong gai in Laotian
Indochina featherback in English
Indokinesisk knivbladfisk in Danish (dansk)
Mekong featherback in English
Nožovec blankuv in Czech (česky)
Nožovec blankuv in Czech (česky)
Pa tong kai in Lao (ພາສາລາວ)
Pa tong kai in Laotian
Pba dtawng lai in Laotian
Peixe-faca-real in Portuguese (Português)
Royal featherback in English
Täpläteräkala in Finnish (suomen kieli)
Tong gai in Lao (ພາສາລາວ)
Tong gai in Laotian
Trey krai in Khmer (ភាសាខ្មែរ)
白氏鎧甲弓背魚 in Mandarin Chinese
白氏铠甲弓背鱼 in Mandarin Chinese
虎紋弓背魚 in Mandarin Chinese
虎纹弓背鱼 in Mandarin Chinese

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Order : Osteoglossiformes
Family : Notopteridae
Genus : Chitala
Species : Chitala blanci
Authority : d'Aubenton, 1965