Spotted Featherback (Chitala chitala)

Spotted Featherback (Chitala ornata) is mainly a nocturnal feeder, it will take live and dead fish aswell as worms and molluscs


  • Kingdom: Animalia
  • Phylum: Chordata
  • Class: Actinopterygii
  • Order: Osteoglossiformes
  • Family: Notopteridae
  • Genus: Chitala
  • Species: Chitala chitala
Common names: Spotted Featherback, Spotted Knifefish, Clown Featherback, Clown Knifefish Thai name: Plah Kgrai, (กราย) Thailand status: Native Max size: 6kg (13.2lb) Diet: Carnivorous: Fish, Insects, Worms Habitat: Freshwater.