Thai Food Glossary

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pla yi sok (ปลายี่สก)

Jullien's golden carp
Probarbus jullieni, a river fish found in Thailand, Cambodia and Malaysia. It can grow to 5 feet long and weigh as much as 150 pounds. It prefers deep, clear water with sand or gravel substrate and abundant mollusc populations. It feeds at night on aquatic weeds, small molluscs and crabs.


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