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  • Pangasius bocourti
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Scientific Name Pangasius bocourti  Sauvage, 1880
Common Name Basa Catfish
Type Locality Phnom-Penh, Cambodia.
Synonym(s) Pangasius altifrons
Pronunciation Pang ah see uss
Etymology The name Pangasius comes from a local (Bengali) name of the fish (pungas). 
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Size 1200mm or 47.2" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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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)
Thailand Waters, Bang Pakong (click on these areas to find other species found there)

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IUCN Red List Status Least Concern
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Breeding Unreported.
Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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References Bull. Soc. Philomath. Paris (Ser. 7) v. 4 229 [19]
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Last Update 2007 Mar 05 12:36 (species record created: 2007 Feb 21 15:03)