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 Pangasiidae
Pangasiidae

 

Pangasiidae = ( pan gas IE id dee )  

A small family commonly known as "iridescent sharks" or "shark cats" due to their shape. They consist of species from South and Southeast Asia. Includes the largest freshwater fish on earth, the "Mekong giant catfish" Pangasiandon gigas.

Can get a bit too big for the basic aquarium set-up and can get very nervous if not given enough room. Possess unusually large eyes and has one pair of barbels on the chin and also one pair of maxillary barbels.

Pangasius conchophilus, Pangasius conchophilus
Pangasius larnaudii, Pangasius larnaudii, Pangasius larnaudii, Pangasius larnaudii, Pangasius larnaudii, Pangasius larnaudii,Pangasius larnaudii
Pangasius macronema, Pangasius macronema
Pangasius mekongensis, Pangasius mekongensis, Pangasius mekongensis, Pangasius mekongensis, Pangasius mekongensis, Pangasius mekongensis, Pangasius mekongensis
Pangasianodon gigas, Pangasianodon gigas, Pangasianodon gigas, Pangasianodon gigas
Pangasianodon hypophthalmus, Pangasianodon hypophthalmus, Pangasianodon hypophthalmus, Pangasianodon hypophthalmus, Pangasianodon hypophthalmus
Pangasius sanitwongsei, Pangasius sanitwongsei, Pangasius sanitwongsei, Pangasius sanitwongsei, Pangasius sanitwongsei, Pangasius sanitwongsei, Pangasius sanitwongsei
Pseudolais pleurotaenia
 
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Pangasianodon hypophthalmus
Pangasius larnaudii, Pangasius larnaudii, Pangasius larnaudii
Pangasius sanitwongsei, Pangasius sanitwongsei
 
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Pangasianodon gigas, Pangasianodon gigas
Pangasius bocourti
Pangasius macronema
Pangasius pangasius, Pangasius pangasius
Pseudolais pleurotaenia
Pangasius sanitwongsei
 
Nishant Kakani
Pangasianodon hypophthalmus, Pangasianodon hypophthalmus  
 
Frants Lehmann (Stamps)
Pangasianodon gigas, Pangasianodon gigas
Pangasius sanitwongsei
 
 
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