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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Siluriformes
Family: Pangasiidae Shark catfishes

Genus: Pangasianodon

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2 species (see list below)

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Photo by Jean-Francois Helias / Fishing Adventures Thailand

Asia
Max. Length 300 cm TL
Pangasianodon gigas Chevey, 1931

Photo by Jean-Francois Helias / Fishing Adventures Thailand
 
Pangasianodon gigas
[Mekong giant catfish]

Photo by Baird, I.G.

Asia
Max. Length 130 cm SL
Pangasianodon hypophthalmus (Sauvage, 1878)

Photo by Baird, I.G.
 
Pangasianodon hypophthalmus
[Striped catfish]
2 Species of Family Pangasiidae with Genus Pangasianodon
(Shark catfishes)
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1931 Pangasianodon gigas Mekong giant catfish Asia 300 TL
1878 Pangasianodon hypophthalmus Striped catfish Asia 130 SL



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