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Family: Pangasiidae Shark catfishes



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

Photo by Photo by Panitvong, N.
 
Helicophagus leptorhynchus
[]



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

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



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

Photo by Photo by Warren, T.
 
Helicophagus waandersii
[]



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

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



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

Photo by Photo by Mahalder, B.
 
Pangasianodon hypophthalmus
[Striped catfish]



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

Photo by Photo by Warren, T.
 
Pangasius bocourti
[]



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

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



Asia
Max. Length 90 cm TL
Pangasius djambal Bleeker, 1846

Photo by Photo by Cacot, P.
 
Pangasius djambal
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 28.2 cm SL

 
Pangasius elongatus
[]



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

Photo by Photo by Roberts, T.R.
 
Pangasius humeralis
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 23.8 cm SL

 
Pangasius kinabatanganensis
[]



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

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



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

Photo by Photo by Cacot, P.
 
Pangasius kunyit
[]



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

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



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

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



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

Photo by Photo by Warren, T.
 
Pangasius macronema
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 18.2 cm SL

 
Pangasius mahakamensis
[]



Asia

Pangasius mekongensis Gustiano, Teugels & Pouyaud, 2003

Photo by Photo by WWF / Vidthayanon, C.
 
Pangasius mekongensis
[]



Asia
Max. Length 100 cm NG
Pangasius myanmar Roberts & Vidthayanon, 1991

Photo by Photo by Vidthayanon, C.
 
Pangasius myanmar
[]



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

Photo by Photo by Ng, H.H.
 
Pangasius nasutus
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 60 cm TL

 
Pangasius nieuwenhuisii
[]



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

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



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

Photo by Photo by Baird, I.G.
 
Pangasius polyuranodon
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 77.5 cm SL

 
Pangasius rheophilus
[]
No picture found


 
Pangasius sabahensis
[]



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

Photo by Photo by Jean-Francois Helias / Fishing Adventures Thailand
 
Pangasius sanitwongsei
[Giant pangasius]
No picture found

Max. Length 40.7 cm SL

 
Pangasius silasi
[]



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

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



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

Photo by Photo by Warren, T.
 
Pseudolais pleurotaenia
[]



29 species

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Helicophagus leptorhynchus Asia 47.2 SL 2000
Helicophagus typus Asia 37.7 TL 1857
Helicophagus waandersii Asia 70 TL 1858
Pangasianodon gigas Mekong giant catfish Asia 300 TL 1931
Pangasianodon hypophthalmus Striped catfish Asia 130 SL 1878
Pangasius bocourti Asia 120 SL 1880
Pangasius conchophilus Asia 120 SL 1991
Pangasius djambal Asia 90 TL 1846
Pangasius elongatus Asia 28.2 SL 2002
Pangasius humeralis Asia 38.9 SL 1989
Pangasius kinabatanganensis Asia 23.8 SL 1991
Pangasius krempfi Asia. 120 SL 1949
Pangasius kunyit Asia 70.2 SL 1999
Pangasius larnaudii Spot pangasius Asia 130 SL 1866
Pangasius lithostoma Asia 25 SL 1989
Pangasius macronema Asia. 30 SL 1850
Pangasius mahakamensis Asia 18.2 SL 2002
Pangasius mekongensis Asia 2003
Pangasius myanmar Asia 100 NG 1991
Pangasius nasutus Asia. 90 TL 1863
Pangasius nieuwenhuisii Asia 60 TL 1904
Pangasius pangasius Pangas catfish Asia 300 SL 1822
Pangasius polyuranodon Asia. 80 SL 1852
Pangasius rheophilus Asia 77.5 SL 2000
Pangasius sabahensis Asia 2003
Pangasius sanitwongsei Giant pangasius Asia 300 SL 1931
Pangasius silasi Asai 40.7 SL 2017
Pseudolais micronemus Shortbarbel pangasius Asia 100 1846
Pseudolais pleurotaenia Asia 35 SL 1878



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