Ikan Jelawat

RM98.00

Leptobarbus hoevenii; Jelawat in Malay – also known as the mad barb or sultan fish, is a species of fish in the barb family. It is native to freshwater habitats in the Thai-Malay Peninsula, Borneo and Sumatra.

此魚原产于泰国,马来半岛,婆罗洲和苏门答腊的淡水栖息地。苏丹鱼可以发现在马来西亚,印度尼西亚和泰国周围的河流和湖泊里。您可能会注意到马来西亚苏丹鱼和泰国的苏丹鱼之间的差异。马来西亚苏丹鱼发白银的颜色,他们有更大的身体和肚子。泰国的苏丹鱼有红色的尾巴和鳍下方。

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Description

Description

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苏丹鱼背景:

苏丹鱼是一种高价值的鱼属鲤科鱼类。原种苏丹鱼身体为珍珠白色,鱼鳍偶带些许金黄色,印尼种鱼尾则带红色。这种群体生活鱼,棲息在中层或是底部附近的水域。其最常见于自由流淌的河流和溪流。

肉质: 苏丹鱼肉很结实,鱼味浓郁,吃时还特别慢些咀嚼,感受其鲜美肉味, 鱼肉香滑,油脂丰腴,  1公斤重以上的最好吃。

苏丹鱼是身价仅次于忘不了,为我国排行第二的高价食用河鱼。

体积: 最大可达10余公斤或可达到约1米(3.3英尺)长。

主食: 苏丹鱼为杂食性鱼类。

ikan sultan

What is Ikan Jelawat / Sultan?

Ikan Jelawat(Leptobarbus hoevenii)– also known as the mad barb or sultan fish, is a species of fish in the barb family. It is native to freshwater habitats in the Thai-Malay Peninsula, Borneo and Sumatra.

It is very popular and consumed by local people mainly in borneo (Sarawak & Kalimantan) and Sumatra Indonesia.

The fish mainly found in the rivers, creeks, and inundation areas like upstream to downstream, even at the mouth of the berlubuk River estuary – and riverbanks.

The flesh of this omnivore fish is soft with a subtly sweet flavour accompnaied by a nice layer of fat under the skin, probably due to the fact that this fish eats the fruit that fall near the riverbanks.

Fish Specification

Ikan Sultan has a round and long body shape. Among the river fish, they swim the fastest like Ikan Empurau.

The section above the head is flat, the mouth is of medium-sized, silver-colored greenish back and belly with silvery white colour.

On the pectoral fins and the stomach contained red colour, curved side streaks and down. At the ends of the tail’s underside is red colour.

Maximum length of this fish may reach 100 cm with a weight of 10 kg.

Fish Habitat

Ikan Sultan mainly found in rivers and pools of the central area to downstream. Even at the mouth of the river. Its preferred Habitat is the creeks and river banks surrounded by trees.

Babies Jelawat mainly encounter in the area of inundation of Watersheds. When low tide, saplings of jelawat swimming toward the upper reaches of the river.

Ikan Jelawat can live on PH 5-7, dissolved oxygen around 5-7ppm, temperature around 25 – 37 degree Celsius. They can live in water that are less fertile as compare to other freshwater fishes.

Icon Ikan Jelawat Near Sungai Mentaya Sampit

icon ikan jelawat sampit

In Sampit, there is an icon of Ikan Jelawat located near Mentaya River. The local people like to come here for relaxing with family especially during the holy month of Ramadan.

 

Ikan Jelawat as Ornamental Fish

Additional information

Additional information

Weight 1.0 kg

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