It is chubby in shape. The side of body is flat. It has small head and short/blunt snout. It has quite small eyes and they are close to nose tip. Bones at gill pouch is jagged and hard as a sawtooth, which is generally called as “Gill of Climbing Perch”. This organ is used when moving toward land. Dorsal fin is long. It has brown-yellow body and more bright belly in color. It has breathing specialized organs, so it can survive out of water for long periods.
It is found in every part of Thailand.
It eats baby fishes, baby shrimps, insects and dead animals.
It`s body length is about 7 - 23 centimeters.