Cat-eLog Right Families Right Pangasiidae

Artistic impression of typical member of the Pangasiidae
Down Family Overview
Pronounced PANG Assie Iday
Family Common Name Shark Catfishes
Features Only two pairs of barbels, large eyes and always a mid-water inhabitant.
Distribution Asia
Common Names Iridescent Shark, Paroon Shark
Size Smallest 182mm, largest 3000mm, average 1147mm, most commonly 3000mm. All SL.
Species There are 21 "species" in 4 genera in the database
Keepers 6 species (28%) are being kept by registered keepers
Down Top Five Genera (by keepers)
1.Pangasianodon 2 species(81 keepers)
2.Pangasius 14 species(36 keepers)
3.Helicophagus 3 species(0 keepers)
4.Pseudolais 2 species(0 keepers)
Down Distribution of Pangasiidae

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Down Most Kept Species
1. Pangasianodon hypophthalmus(66.67%)
2. Pangasius sanitwongsei(18.8%)
3. Pangasius pangasius(5.98%)
4. Pangasius larnaudii(5.13%)
5. Pangasianodon gigas(2.56%)
6. Pangasius conchophilus(0.85%)
Down Alphabetic Species List
(Chronological | Most Kept | Most Bred)
1.Helicophagus leptorhynchus(i:2, k:0, b:0)
2.Helicophagus typus(i:1, k:0, b:0)
3.Helicophagus waandersii(i:0, k:0, b:0)
4.Pangasianodon gigas(i:19, k:3, b:0)
5.Pangasianodon hypophthalmus(i:16, k:78, b:0)
6.Pangasius bocourti(i:6, k:0, b:0)
7.Pangasius conchophilus(i:6, k:1, b:0)
8.Pangasius djambal(i:0, k:0, b:0)
9.Pangasius elongatus(i:2, k:0, b:0)
10.Pangasius icaria(i:2, k:0, b:0)
11.Pangasius krempfi(i:1, k:0, b:0)
12.Pangasius larnaudii(i:7, k:6, b:0)
13.Pangasius macronema(i:6, k:0, b:0)
14.Pangasius mahakamensis(i:0, k:0, b:0)
15.Pangasius mekongensis(i:2, k:0, b:0)
16.Pangasius nasutus(i:4, k:0, b:0)
17.Pangasius pangasius(i:4, k:7, b:0)
18.Pangasius sanitwongsei(i:16, k:22, b:0)
19.Pangasius silasi(i:2, k:0, b:0)
20.Pseudolais micronemus(i:1, k:0, b:0)
21.Pseudolais pleurotaenia(i:3, k:0, b:0)