Fishing Cat

The Fishing Cat is from Java, South China, and India. Like its closest relative, the Leopard Cat, it lives along rivers, brooks and mangrove swamps.
Region: Asia
Scientific name: Prionailurus viverrinus

Scientific Classification

Species class: Mammalia
Genus: Prionailurus
Order:  Carnivora
Phylum:  Chordata
Species: Viverrinus

Conservation Status

Least Concern
Population Trend Decreasing
Year Assessed 2010

See this animal at

Taronga Zoo