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List of Protected Aquatic Species in Thailand

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  • Fishes
  • Mammals
  • Molluscs
  • Crustaceans
  • Miscellaneous
Class/Group Subgroup Scientific Name Common Name Local Name Regulation/Law Illustration Remark
Fishes Miscellaneous freshwater fishes Scleropages formosus Arowana Pla Ta Pad or Pla Arowana Protected Animals, Wildlife Preservation and Protection Act, B.E. 2535 (1992), CITES Appendix I, Wildlife Species Commercial Reproduction Asian-bonytogue-illu
Fishes Miscellaneous freshwater fishes Oreoglanis siamensis Siamese Freshwater Batfish, Siamese Batcatfish Pla Tid Hin or Pla Khang Kaw Protected Animals, Wildlife Preservation and Protection Act, B.E. 2535 (1992) Oreoglanis-siamensis  
Fishes Miscellaneous freshwater fishes Datnioides microlepis Siamese Tiger Fish Pla Sua Taw or Pla Sua or Pla Lad Protected Animals, Wildlife Preservation and Protection Act, B.E. 2535 (1992) Datnioides-microlepis  
Fishes Miscellaneous freshwater fishes Botia sidthimunkii Chain Loach, Dwarf Loach Pla Moo Ari Protected Animals, Wildlife Preservation and Protection Act, B.E. 2535 (1992) Botia-sidthimunkii  
Fishes Carps, barbels and other cyprinids Poropuntius speleops Cave Poropuntius Pla Jad Tham Protected Animals, Wildlife Preservation and Protection Act, B.E. 2535 (1992) Poropuntius-speleops  
Fishes Sharks, rays, chimaeras Rhincodon typus Whale Shark Chalam Wahn Protected Animals, Wildlife Preservation and Protection Act, B.E. 2535 (1992), CITES Appendix II Rhincodon-typus  
Fishes Carps, barbels and other cyprinids Neolissochilus subterraneus Cave Mahseer Pla Plong Tham Protected Animals, Wildlife Preservation and Protection Act, B.E. 2535 (1992)    
Fishes Carps, barbels and other cyprinids Cryptotora thamicola Waterfall climbing cavefish Pla Phee Sua Tham Protected Animals, Wildlife Preservation and Protection Act, B.E. 2535 (1992)    
Fishes Carps, barbels and other cyprinids Nemacheilus troglocataractus Waterfall climbing cavefish Pla Khor Tham Protected Animals, Wildlife Preservation and Protection Act, B.E. 2535 (1992)    
Fishes Carps, barbels and other cyprinids Schistura oedipus Maehongson Blind Cave Loach Pla Khor Ta Bod Protected Animals, Wildlife Preservation and Protection Act, B.E. 2535 (1992)    
Fishes Carps, barbels and other cyprinids Schistura jaruthanini   Pla Khor Jaruthanin Protected Animals, Wildlife Preservation and Protection Act, B.E. 2535 (1992)    
Fishes Carps, barbels and other cyprinids Schistura spiesi Spies’s Blind Cave Loach pla Khor Tham Phra Wang Dang Protected Animals, Wildlife Preservation and Protection Act, B.E. 2535 (1992)    
Fishes Carps, barbels and other cyprinids Schistura deansmarti Smart’s Blind Cave Loach Pla Khor Tham Phra Sai Ngam Protected Animals, Wildlife Preservation and Protection Act, B.E. 2535 (1992)    
Fishes Miscellaneous freshwater fishes Pterocryptis buccata Cave sheatfish Pla Cha Onn Tham Protected Animals, Wildlife Preservation and Protection Act, B.E. 2535 (1992)    
Class/Group Subgroup Scientific Name Common Name Local Name Regulation/Law Illustration Remark
Mammals Sperm-whales, pilot-whales Stenella longirostris Spinner dolphin Loma Krad Dod Protected Animals, Wildlife Preservation and Protection Act, B.E. 2535 (1992) Stenella-longirostris
Mammals Sperm-whales, pilot-whales Stenella coeruleoalba Striped dolphin Loma Thab Protected Animals, Wildlife Preservation and Protection Act, B.E. 2535 (1992) Stenella-coeruleoalba  
Mammals Sperm-whales, pilot-whales Delphinus delphis Dolphin Loma Thammada Protected Animals, Wildlife Preservation and Protection Act, B.E. 2535 (1992) Delphinus-delphis  
Mammals Sperm-whales, pilot-whales Tursiops aduncus Bottlenose dolphin Loma Pak Khuad Protected Animals, Wildlife Preservation and Protection Act, B.E. 2535 (1992) Tursiops-aduncus  
Mammals Sperm-whales, pilot-whales Lagenodelphis hosei Fraser’s dolphin Loma Frazer Protected Animals, Wildlife Preservation and Protection Act, B.E. 2535 (1992) Lagenodelphis-hosei  
Mammals Sperm-whales, pilot-whales Steno bredanensis Rough-toothed dolphin Loma Fun Hang Protected Animals, Wildlife Preservation and Protection Act, B.E. 2535 (1992) Steno-bredanensis  
Mammals Sperm-whales, pilot-whales Stenella attenuate Spotted dolphin Loma Lay Jhood Protected Animals, Wildlife Preservation and Protection Act, B.E. 2535 (1992) Stenella-attenuata  
Mammals Sperm-whales, pilot-whales Sousa chinensis Hump-backed dolphin Loma Lhang Nhog Protected Animals, Wildlife Preservation and Protection Act, B.E. 2535 (1992) Sausa-chinensis  
Mammals Sperm-whales, pilot-whales Neophocaena phocaenoides Finless porpoise Loma Hua Batra Lhung Reeb Protected Animals, Wildlife Preservation and Protection Act, B.E. 2535 (1992), CITES Appendix I Neophocaena-phocaenoides  
Mammals Sperm-whales, pilot-whales Orcaella brevirostris Irrawaddy dolphin Loma Irrawaddy Protected Animals, Wildlife Preservation and Protection Act, B.E. 2535 (1992), CITES Appendix I Orcaella-brevirostris  
Mammals Sperm-whales, pilot-whales Ziphius cavirostris Cuvier’s beaked whale Wahn Cuvier’s Protected Animals, Wildlife Preservation and Protection Act, B.E. 2535 (1992) Ziphius-cavirostris  
Mammals Sperm-whales, pilot-whales Globicephala macrorhynchus Shortfinned pilot whale Wahn Nhum Rong Creeb Sun Protected Animals, Wildlife Preservation and Protection Act, B.E. 2535 (1992) Globicephala-macrorhynchus  
Mammals Sperm-whales, pilot-whales Balaenoptera edeni Bryde’s Whale Wahn Bryde’s Protected Animals, Wildlife Preservation and Protection Act, B.E. 2535 (1992), CITES Appendix I Balaenoptera-edeni  
Mammals Sperm-whales, pilot-whales Orcinus orca Killer Whale Wahn Pecha Kat Protected Animals, Wildlife Preservation and Protection Act, B.E. 2535 (1992) Orcinus-orca  
Mammals Sperm-whales, pilot-whales Pseudorca crassidens False Killer whale Wahn Pecha Kat Dam Protected Animals, Wildlife Preservation and Protection Act, B.E. 2535 (1992) Pseudorca-crassidens  
Mammals Sperm-whales, pilot-whales Feresa attenuate Pygmy killer whale Wahn Pecha Kat Lek Protected Animals, Wildlife Preservation and Protection Act, B.E. 2535 (1992) Feresa-attenuate  
Mammals Sperm-whales, pilot-whales Mesoplodon ginkgodens Ginkgo-toothed whale Wahn Fun Song See Protected Animals, Wildlife Preservation and Protection Act, B.E. 2535 (1992) Mesoplodon-ginkgodens  
Mammals Sperm-whales, pilot-whales Balaenoptera physalus Fin whale Wahn Fin Protected Animals, Wildlife Preservation and Protection Act, B.E. 2535 (1992) Balaenoptera-physalus  
Mammals Sperm-whales, pilot-whales Peponocephala electra Melonheaded whale Wahn Hua Tang Mo Protected Animals, Wildlife Preservation and Protection Act, B.E. 2535 (1992) Peponocephala-electra  
Mammals Sperm-whales, pilot-whales Physeter macrocephalus Great sperm whale Wahn Hua Tui Protected Animals, Wildlife Preservation and Protection Act, B.E. 2535 (1992) Physeter-macrocephalus  
Mammals Sperm-whales, pilot-whales Kogia simus Dwarf sperm whale Wahn Sperm Krea Protected Animals, Wildlife Preservation and Protection Act, B.E. 2535 (1992) Kogia-simus  
Mammals Sperm-whales, pilot-whales Kogia breviceps Pygmy Sperm Whale Wahn Hui Tui Lek Protected Animals, Wildlife Preservation and Protection Act, B.E. 2535 (1992) Kogia-breviceps  
Mammals Miscellaneous aquatic mammals Dugong dugon Dugong, Sea cow Pa Yoon or Moo Nam Reserved Animals, Wildlife Preservation and Protection Act, B.E. 2535 (1992) dugong-illu  
Class/Group Subgroup Scientific Name Common Name Local Name Regulation/Law Illustration Remark
Molluscs Clams, cockles, arkshells Tridacnidae Giant Clam Hoi Muer Sua Protected Animals, Wildlife Preservation and Protection Act, B.E. 2535 (1992)    
Molluscs Abalones, winkles, conchs Charonia tritonis Triton trumpet Hoi Sang Trare Protected Animals, Wildlife Preservation and Protection Act, B.E. 2535 (1992) Charonia-tritonis
Class/Group Subgroup Scientific Name Common Name Local Name Regulation/Law Illustration Remark
Crustaceans Crabs, sea-spiders Phricotelphusa sirindhorn Panda Crab Poo Jow Pha Protected Animals, Wildlife Preservation and Protection Act, B.E. 2535 (1992)  
Crustaceans Crabs, sea-spiders Demanietta sirikit Regal Crab Poo Rachinee Protected Animals, Wildlife Preservation and Protection Act, B.E. 2535 (1992)    
Crustaceans Crabs, sea-spiders Thaipotamon chulabhorn Mealy Crab Poo Tool Kro Mom or Poo Pang Protected Animals, Wildlife Preservation and Protection Act, B.E. 2535 (1992)    
Class/Group Subgroup Scientific Name Common Name Local Name Regulation/Law Illustration Remark
Miscellaneous Crocodiles and alligators Crocodylus porosus Saltwater Crocodiles Jora Khe Nam Khem Protected Animals, Wildlife Preservation and Protection Act, B.E. 2535 (1992), CITES Appendix I, Wildlife Species Commercial Reproduction Crocodylus-porosus  
Miscellaneous Crocodiles and alligators Crocodylus siamensis Freshwater Crocodile, Siamese Crocodile Jora Khe Nam Jerd Protected Animals, Wildlife Preservation and Protection Act, B.E. 2535 (1992), CITES Appendix I, Wildlife Species Commercial Reproduction Crocodylus-Siamensis  
Miscellaneous Crocodiles and alligators Tomistoma schleglii False gharial Ta Khong Protected Animals, Wildlife Preservation and Protection Act, B.E. 2535 (1992), CITES Appendix I Tomistoma-schleglii  
Miscellaneous Turtles Amyda cartilaginea Asiatic Softshell Turtle, Malayan Softshell Turtle Ta Pab or Pla Pha Protected Animals, Wildlife Preservation and Protection Act, B.E. 2535 (1992), CITES Appendix II, Wildlife Species Commercial Reproduction    
Miscellaneous Turtles Pelochelys bibroni Asian giant softshell turtle Ta Pab Hua Kob or Kround Kead or Krew Daw Protected Animals, Wildlife Preservation and Protection Act, B.E. 2535 (1992)    
Miscellaneous Turtles Dogania subplana Malayan Soft-shelled Turtle Ta Pab Kam Dang or Pla Pha Dam Protected Animals, Wildlife Preservation and Protection Act, B.E. 2535 (1992)    
Miscellaneous Turtles Amyda cartilaginea nakornsritamaratensis Yellow-spotted Softshell Turtle Ta Pab Khaw Tok or Tapab Daw Protected Animals, Wildlife Preservation and Protection Act, B.E. 2535 (1992), CITES Appendix II    
Miscellaneous Turtles Nilssonia formosa Burmese Peacock Softshell Ta Pab Phama Protected Animals, Wildlife Preservation and Protection Act, B.E. 2535 (1992)    
Miscellaneous Turtles Chitra chitra Striped Narrow-headed Softshell Turtle Ta Pab Man Lai or Kround Lai or Krew Lai Protected Animals, Wildlife Preservation and Protection Act, B.E. 2535 (1992)    
Miscellaneous Turtles Eretmochelys imbricata Hawksbill sea turtle Tao Kra Protected Animals, Wildlife Preservation and Protection Act, B.E. 2535 (1992) hawksbill-turtle-illus  
Miscellaneous Turtles Batagur baska Northern river terrapin Tao Kra Arn Protected Animals, Wildlife Preservation and Protection Act, B.E. 2535 (1992), CITES Appendix I Batagur-baska  
Miscellaneous Turtles Chelonia mydas Green sea turtle Tao Ta Nhu Protected Animals, Wildlife Preservation and Protection Act, B.E. 2535 (1992) green-turtle-illu  
Miscellaneous Turtles Caretta caretta Loggerhead sea turtle Tao Ta Lay Loggerhead or Tao Hua Kon or Tao Hua Tho Protected Animals, Wildlife Preservation and Protection Act, B.E. 2535 (1992) Caretta-caretta  
Miscellaneous Turtles Dermochelys coriacea Leatherback sea turtle Tao Ma Feung Protected Animals, Wildlife Preservation and Protection Act, B.E. 2535 (1992), CITES Appendix I leatherback-turtle-illu  
Miscellaneous Turtles Manouria emys Asian forest tortoise Tao Hok or Tao Hok Leang Protected Animals, Wildlife Preservation and Protection Act, B.E. 2535 (1992)    
Miscellaneous Turtles Lepidochelys olivacea Olive ridley sea turtle Tao Yha Ta deang or Tao Sunga See or Tao Ta Lay ridley Protected Animals, Wildlife Preservation and Protection Act, B.E. 2535 (1992) Lepidochelys-olivacea  
Miscellaneous Turtles Malayemys subtrijuga Snail-eating turtle Tao Na Protected Animals, Wildlife Preservation and Protection Act, B.E. 2535 (1992), CITES Appendix II    
Miscellaneous Turtles Callagur borneoensis Empire of the Turtle Tao Lai Teen Ped or Tao Hua Dang Protected Animals, Wildlife Preservation and Protection Act, B.E. 2535 (1992)    
Miscellaneous Turtles Heosemys spinosa Spiny Terrapin Tao Jukra Protected Animals, Wildlife Preservation and Protection Act, B.E. 2535 (1992) Heosemys-spinosa  
Miscellaneous Turtles Siebenrockiella crassicollis Black marsh turtles, Smiling terrapins, and Siamese temple turtles Tao Dam Protected Animals, Wildlife Preservation and Protection Act, B.E. 2535 (1992)    
Miscellaneous Turtles Manouria impressa Impressed tortoise Tao Deri Protected Animals, Wildlife Preservation and Protection Act, B.E. 2535 (1992)    
Miscellaneous Turtles Notochelys platynota Malayan Flat-shelled Turtle Tao Thab Thim Protected Animals, Wildlife Preservation and Protection Act, B.E. 2535 (1992), CITES Appendix I    
Miscellaneous Turtles Hieremys annandalii Yellow-headed temple turtle Tao Bung Hua Learng Protected Animals, Wildlife Preservation and Protection Act, B.E. 2535 (1992)    
Miscellaneous Turtles Cyclemys dentata Asian Leaf Turtle Tao Bai Mai Protected Animals, Wildlife Preservation and Protection Act, B.E. 2535 (1992)    
Miscellaneous Turtles Meanochelys trijuga Eastern black turlle Tao Pak Learng Protected Animals, Wildlife Preservation and Protection Act, B.E. 2535 (1992)    
Miscellaneous Turtles Platysternon megacephalum Big-hedaed Turtle Tao Pulu Protected Animals, Wildlife Preservation and Protection Act, B.E. 2535 (1992)    
Miscellaneous Turtles Heosemys grandis Asian Giant Terrapin Tao Waii Protected Animals, Wildlife Preservation and Protection Act, B.E. 2535 (1992), CITES Appendix II    
Miscellaneous Turtles Cuora amboinensis Asian box turtle Tao Hab Protected Animals, Wildlife Preservation and Protection Act, B.E. 2535 (1992)    
Miscellaneous Turtles Indotestudo elongata Elongated tortoise Tao Learng Protected Animals, Wildlife Preservation and Protection Act, B.E. 2535 (1992)    
Miscellaneous Turtles Cyclemys tcheponensis Stripe-necked Leaf Turtle Tao Hui Kho Lai Protected Animals, Wildlife Preservation and Protection Act, B.E. 2535 (1992)    
Miscellaneous Frogs and other amphibians Rana kohchangae Kochanh Frog Kob Koh Chang Protected Animals, Wildlife Preservation and Protection Act, B.E. 2535 (1992)    
Miscellaneous Frogs and other amphibians Rana aenea Doi Chang Asian Frog Kob Doi Chang Protected Animals, Wildlife Preservation and Protection Act, B.E. 2535 (1992)    
Miscellaneous Frogs and other amphibians Ingerana tasanae Tasan Frog Kuhl s Stream Frog, Tasan Frog Protected Animals, Wildlife Preservation and Protection Act, B.E. 2535 (1992)    
Miscellaneous Frogs and other amphibians Rana blythii Blyth’s moutain Frog Kob Tood or Keed Law Protected Animals, Wildlife Preservation and Protection Act, B.E. 2535 (1992), Wildlife Species Commercial Reproduction    
Miscellaneous Frogs and other amphibians Rana fasciculispina Spiny-breasted Frog Kob Oog Nam Protected Animals, Wildlife Preservation and Protection Act, B.E. 2535 (1992)    
Miscellaneous Frogs and other amphibians Tylototriton verrucosus Crocodile Salamander, Orange-Warted Salamander Crocodile Salamander, Himalayan Newt Protected Animals, Wildlife Preservation and Protection Act, B.E. 2535 (1992)    
Miscellaneous Frogs and other amphibians Leptophryne borbonica Long legged Slender Toad, Long-legged Slender Toad Kangkok Kha Yaw Protected Animals, Wildlife Preservation and Protection Act, B.E. 2535 (1992)    
Miscellaneous Frogs and other amphibians Pedostibes hosii Hose’s Tree Toad Kangkok Ton Mai Protected Animals, Wildlife Preservation and Protection Act, B.E. 2535 (1992)    
Miscellaneous Frogs and other amphibians Bufo parvus Keel-haeded Toad Kangkok Lek or Kangkok Krea Protected Animals, Wildlife Preservation and Protection Act, B.E. 2535 (1992)    
Miscellaneous Frogs and other amphibians Ansonia malayana Malayan Stream Toad Malayan Stream Toad Protected Animals, Wildlife Preservation and Protection Act, B.E. 2535 (1992)    
Miscellaneous Frogs and other amphibians Bufo macrotis Spotted Spadefool Frog Kangkok Hua Reeb Protected Animals, Wildlife Preservation and Protection Act, B.E. 2535 (1992)    
Miscellaneous Frogs and other amphibians Bufo asper Barking Toad Jong Krong Protected Animals, Wildlife Preservation and Protection Act, B.E. 2535 (1992)    
Miscellaneous Miscellaneous aquatic invertebrates Antipatharia   Kallapangha Dam Protected Animals, Wildlife Preservation and Protection Act, B.E. 2535 (1992), CITES Appendix II    
Miscellaneous Miscellaneous aquatic invertebrates Gorgonacea   Kallapangha Protected Animals, Wildlife Preservation and Protection Act, B.E. 2535 (1992), CITES Appendix III    
Miscellaneous Miscellaneous aquatic invertebrates Scleractinia   Pakarang Khang Protected Animals, Wildlife Preservation and Protection Act, B.E. 2535 (1992), CITES Appendix II    
Miscellaneous Miscellaneous aquatic invertebrates Millepora   Pakarang Phai Protected Animals, Wildlife Preservation and Protection Act, B.E. 2535 (1992), CITES Appendix II    
Miscellaneous Miscellaneous aquatic invertebrates Helioporacea   Pakarang See Fah Protected Animals, Wildlife Preservation and Protection Act, B.E. 2535 (1992), CITES Appendix II    
Miscellaneous Miscellaneous aquatic invertebrates Alcyonacea   Pakarang Oon Protected Animals, Wildlife Preservation and Protection Act, B.E. 2535 (1992)    
Miscellaneous Miscellaneous aquatic invertebrates Actinaria   Dok Mai Ta lay Protected Animals, Wildlife Preservation and Protection Act, B.E. 2535 (1992)    

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