Small Scale Mud Carp (Cirrhinus microlepis)

Mega Fishing Thailand fish species Taxonomy Small Scale Mud Carp scientific picture Small scale mud carp will take a wide range of baits including flies and very small spoon lures. The most popular bait / tactic is usually rice flour / bran mixed fished on a method feeder over popped up cork or poly balls.


  • Kingdom: Animalia
  • Phylum: Chordata
  • Class: Actinopterygii
  • Order: Cypriniformes
  • Family: Cyprinidae
  • Genus: Cirrhinus
  • Species: Cirrhinus microlepis
Common names: Small Scale Mud Carp Thai name: Plah Nuan Jan () Thailand status: Native Max size: 5kg (11lbs) 65cm