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  • Pangasius larnaudii
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Scientific Name Pangasius larnaudii  Bocourt, 1866
Common Names One Spot Pangasius
Plettet Hajmalle (Denmark)
Type Locality N. Thailand.
Synonym(s) Pangasius burgini, Pangasius taeniura, Pangasius taeniurus
Pronunciation Pang ah see uss
Etymology The name Pangasius comes from a local (Bengali) name of the fish (pungas). 
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Size 1300mm or 51.2" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
Identification This species exhibits a dark spot just above the pectoral fin; this may fade in larger specimens.
Sexing Females are fuller-bodied.
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Distribution Asia: Mekong and Chao Phraya basins.
Mekong (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Thailand Waters, Chao Praya (click on these areas to find other species found there)

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IUCN Red List Status Least Concern
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Furniture Needs large amount of open space for swimming room and some plants to help reduce the nervous nature of the fish.
Breeding Unreported.
Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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References Nouv. Arch. Mus. Hist. Nat. Parisv. 2 - pp15 - Pl. 1 (figs. 2, 2a)
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Last Update 2006 Oct 07 07:09 (species record created: 2004 Sep 06 00:00)