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Artistic impression of typical member of the Pangasiidae
Family Common Name Shark Catfishes
Distribution Asia
Common Names Iridescent Shark, Paroon Shark
Size Smallest 182mm, largest 3000mm, average 1029mm, most commonly 1200mm. All SL.
Species There are 20 species in 4 genera in the database
Keepers 6 species (30%) are being kept by registered keepers
Jump to next section Subfamilies in Pangasiidae
1. None 20 species (100%)
Jump to next section Top Five Genera
1. Pangasius 13 species (1138 keepers)
2. Pseudolais 2 species (222 keepers)
3. Pangasianodon 2 species (82 keepers)
4. Helicophagus 3 species (0 keepers)
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Jump to next section Most Kept Species
1. Pangasianodon hypophthalmus (68.47%)
2. Pangasius sanitwongsei (17.12%)
3. Pangasius pangasius (6.31%)
4. Pangasius larnaudii (4.5%)
5. Pangasianodon gigas (2.7%)
6. Pangasius conchophilus (0.9%)
Jump to next section Species List
1. Helicophagus leptorhynchus (i:2, k:0)
2. Helicophagus typus (i:1, k:0)
3. Helicophagus waandersii (i:0, k:0)
4. Pangasianodon gigas (i:19, k:3)
5. Pangasianodon hypophthalmus (i:16, k:76)
6. Pangasius bocourti (i:6, k:0)
7. Pangasius conchophilus (i:6, k:1)
8. Pangasius djambal (i:0, k:0)
9. Pangasius elongatus (i:2, k:0)
10. Pangasius krempfi (i:1, k:0)
11. Pangasius larnaudii (i:7, k:5)
12. Pangasius macronema (i:6, k:0)
13. Pangasius mahakamensis (i:0, k:0)
14. Pangasius mekongensis (i:2, k:0)
15. Pangasius nasutus (i:4, k:0)
16. Pangasius pangasius (i:4, k:7)
17. Pangasius sanitwongsei (i:16, k:19)
18. Pangasius silasi (i:2, k:0)
19. Pseudolais micronemus (i:1, k:0)
20. Pseudolais pleurotaenia (i:3, k:0)