|Cat-eLog Data Sheet|
|Scientific Name||Pangasius macronema Bleeker, 1851|
|Common Name||Haiwels (Germany)|
|Type Locality||Bandjarmasin, Borneo, Indonesia.|
|Pronunciation||Pang ah see uss|
|Etymology||The name Pangasius comes from a local (Bengali) name of the fish (pungas).|
|Size||300mm or 11.8" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.|
|Identification||Relatively deep body; lacks mid-lateral and abdominal stripes; lacks black spot at dorsal-fin origin; teeth on roof of mouth in 4 separate patches (2 vomerine and 3 palatine patches); maxillary barbel reaches tip of pectoral fin.|
|Sexing||Females are fuller-bodied.|
|Distribution||Mekong and Hue rivers, Malay Peninsula, Sumatra, Java and Borneo
Mekong (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Pacific, Malaysia Waters, Peninsular Malaysia Waters (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Pacific, Greater Sunda Island Rivers, Java Waters (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Pacific, Greater Sunda Island Rivers, Sumatra Waters (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Pacific, Greater Sunda Island Rivers, Borneo Waters (click on these areas to find other species found there)
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|IUCN Red List Status||Least Concern|
|Feeding||Feeds on mollusks and chironomid insects.|
|Furniture||Needs large amount of open space for swimming room and some plants to help reduce the nervous nature of the fish.|
|Breeding Reports||There is no breeding report.|
|References||Natuurkd. Tijdschr. Neder. Indiëv. 1 - pp11|
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|Last Update||2013 Jan 04 12:08 (species record created: 2006 Dec 24 21:29)|