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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 Category Least Concern, range map and more is available on the IUCN species page. Last assessed 2011.
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Breeding Unreported.
Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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Reference Bulletin de la Société philomathique de Paris (7th Série) v. 4, pp 229 [19].
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Last Update 2019 Sep 25 12:52 (species record created: 2007 Feb 21 15:03)