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Family: Pangasiidae Shark catfishes



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28 species (see list below)

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Photo by Panitvong, N.

Asia
Max. Length 47.2 cm SL
Helicophagus leptorhynchus Ng & Kottelat, 2000

Photo by Panitvong, N.
 
Helicophagus leptorhynchus
[]

Photo by Ng, H.H.

Asia
Max. Length 37.7 cm TL
Helicophagus typus Bleeker, 1857

Photo by Ng, H.H.
 
Helicophagus typus
[]

Photo by Warren, T.

Asia
Max. Length 70 cm TL
Helicophagus waandersii Bleeker, 1858

Photo by Warren, T.
 
Helicophagus waandersii
[]

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]

Photo by Warren, T.

Asia
Max. Length 120 cm SL
Pangasius bocourti Sauvage, 1880

Photo by Warren, T.
 
Pangasius bocourti
[]

Photo by Jean-Francois Helias / Fishing Adventures Thailand

Asia
Max. Length 120 cm SL
Pangasius conchophilus Roberts & Vidthayanon, 1991

Photo by Jean-Francois Helias / Fishing Adventures Thailand
 
Pangasius conchophilus
[]

Photo by Cacot, P.

Asia
Max. Length 90 cm
Pangasius djambal Bleeker, 1846

Photo by Cacot, P.
 
Pangasius djambal
[]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 28.2 cm SL

 
Pangasius elongatus
[]

Photo by Roberts, T.R.

Asia
Max. Length 38.9 cm SL
Pangasius humeralis Roberts, 1989

Photo by Roberts, T.R.
 
Pangasius humeralis
[]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 23.8 cm SL

 
Pangasius kinabatanganensis
[]

Photo by Roberts, T.R.

Asia.
Max. Length 120 cm SL
Pangasius krempfi Fang & Chaux, 1949

Photo by Roberts, T.R.
 
Pangasius krempfi
[]

Photo by Cacot, P.

Asia
Max. Length 70.2 cm SL
Pangasius kunyit Pouyaud, Teugels & Legendre, 1999

Photo by Cacot, P.
 
Pangasius kunyit
[]

Photo by Warren, T.

Asia
Max. Length 130 cm SL
Pangasius larnaudii Bocourt, 1866

Photo by Warren, T.
 
Pangasius larnaudii
[Spot pangasius]

Photo by Roberts, T.R.

Asia
Max. Length 25 cm SL
Pangasius lithostoma Roberts, 1989

Photo by Roberts, T.R.
 
Pangasius lithostoma
[]

Photo by Warren, T.

Asia.
Max. Length 30 cm SL
Pangasius macronema Bleeker, 1850

Photo by Warren, T.
 
Pangasius macronema
[]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 18.2 cm SL

 
Pangasius mahakamensis
[]

Photo by WWF / Vidthayanon, C.

Asia

Pangasius mekongensis Gustiano, Teugels & Pouyaud, 2003

Photo by WWF / Vidthayanon, C.
 
Pangasius mekongensis
[]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 23 cm SL

 
Pangasius myanmar
[]

Photo by Ng, H.H.

Asia.
Max. Length 90 cm TL
Pangasius nasutus (Bleeker, 1863)

Photo by Ng, H.H.
 
Pangasius nasutus
[]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 60 cm TL

 
Pangasius nieuwenhuisii
[]

Photo by Rahman, A.K.A.

Asia
Max. Length 300 cm SL
Pangasius pangasius (Hamilton, 1822)

Photo by Rahman, A.K.A.
 
Pangasius pangasius
[Pangas catfish]

Photo by Baird, I.G.

Asia.
Max. Length 80 cm SL
Pangasius polyuranodon Bleeker, 1852

Photo by Baird, I.G.
 
Pangasius polyuranodon
[]
No picture found
Asia
Max. Length 77.5 cm SL

 
Pangasius rheophilus
[]
No picture found
Asia

 
Pangasius sabahensis
[]

Photo by Jean-Francois Helias / Fishing Adventures Thailand

Asia
Max. Length 300 cm SL
Pangasius sanitwongsei Smith, 1931

Photo by Jean-Francois Helias / Fishing Adventures Thailand
 
Pangasius sanitwongsei
[Giant pangasius]

Photo by Martin-Smith, K.

Asia
Max. Length 100 cm
Pseudolais micronemus (Bleeker, 1846)

Photo by Martin-Smith, K.
 
Pseudolais micronemus
[Shortbarbel pangasius]

Photo by Warren, T.

Asia
Max. Length 35 cm SL
Pseudolais pleurotaenia (Sauvage, 1878)

Photo by Warren, T.
 
Pseudolais pleurotaenia
[]
28 Species of Family Pangasiidae
(Shark catfishes)
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
2000 Helicophagus leptorhynchus Asia 47.2 SL
1857 Helicophagus typus Asia 37.7 TL
1858 Helicophagus waandersii Asia 70 TL
1931 Pangasianodon gigas Mekong giant catfish Asia 300 TL
1878 Pangasianodon hypophthalmus Striped catfish Asia 130 SL
1880 Pangasius bocourti Asia 120 SL
1991 Pangasius conchophilus Asia 120 SL
1846 Pangasius djambal Asia 90
2002 Pangasius elongatus Asia 28.2 SL
1989 Pangasius humeralis Asia 38.9 SL
1991 Pangasius kinabatanganensis Asia 23.8 SL
1949 Pangasius krempfi Asia. 120 SL
1999 Pangasius kunyit Asia 70.2 SL
1866 Pangasius larnaudii Spot pangasius Asia 130 SL
1989 Pangasius lithostoma Asia 25 SL
1850 Pangasius macronema Asia. 30 SL
2002 Pangasius mahakamensis Asia 18.2 SL
2003 Pangasius mekongensis Asia
1991 Pangasius myanmar Asia 23 SL
1863 Pangasius nasutus Asia. 90 TL
1904 Pangasius nieuwenhuisii Asia 60 TL
1822 Pangasius pangasius Pangas catfish Asia 300 SL
1852 Pangasius polyuranodon Asia. 80 SL
2000 Pangasius rheophilus Asia 77.5 SL
2003 Pangasius sabahensis Asia
1931 Pangasius sanitwongsei Giant pangasius Asia 300 SL
1846 Pseudolais micronemus Shortbarbel pangasius Asia 100
1878 Pseudolais pleurotaenia Asia 35 SL



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