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Pangasius  Valenciennes in Cuvier and Valenciennes, 1840
Taxonomic Serial No.: 164092

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Synonym(s): Sinopangasius Chang and Wu, 1965
    Neopangasius Popta, 1904
    Pseudopangasius Bleeker, 1862
  Common Name(s):    
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: complete   
  Latest Record Review: 2023   

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
    SubkingdomBilateria  – triploblasts  
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                   SuperclassActinopterygii  – ray-finned fishes, spiny rayed fishes, poisson épineux, poissons à nageoires rayonnées  
                            OrderSiluriformes  – silures, catfishes  
                               FamilyPangasiidae Bleeker, 1858 – giant catfishes, pangasid catfishes, shark catfishes  
                                  GenusPangasius Valenciennes in Cuvier and Valenciennes, 1840  
    Direct Children:  
                                     Species Pangasius bocourti Sauvage, 1880 – Basa catfish, Royal Basa, trey pra kchau 
                                     Species Pangasius conchophilus Roberts and Vidthayanon, 1991 – trey ke, trey pra ke 
                                     Species Pangasius djambal Bleeker, 1846 – trey pra 
                                     Species Pangasius elongatus Pouyaud, Gustiano and Teugels, 2002  
                                     Species Pangasius humeralis Roberts, 1989  
                                     Species Pangasius icaria Ayyathurai, Kodeeswaran, Mohindra, Singh, Ravi, Kumar, Valaparambil, Thangappan, Jena and Lal, 2022  
                                     Species Pangasius kinabatanganensis Roberts and Vidthayanon, 1991  
                                     Species Pangasius krempfi Fang and Chaux in Chaux and Fang, 1949 – trey pra, trey bong lao 
                                     Species Pangasius kunyit Pouyaud, Teugels and Legendre, 1999 – kunyit 
                                     Species Pangasius larnaudii Bocourt, 1866 – Spot pangasius, trey po 
                                     Species Pangasius lithostoma Roberts, 1989  
                                     Species Pangasius macronema Bleeker, 1850 – trey chhwiet 
                                     Species Pangasius mahakamensis Pouyaud, Gustiano and Teugels, 2002  
                                     Species Pangasius mekongensis Gustiano, Teugels and Pouyaud, 2003  
                                     Species Pangasius myanmar Roberts and Vidthayanon, 1991  
                                     Species Pangasius nasutus (Bleeker, 1863)  
                                     Species Pangasius nieuwenhuisii (Popta, 1904)  
                                     Species Pangasius pangasius (Hamilton, 1822) – Pangas catfish, punagas, Yellowtail catfish 
                                     Species Pangasius polyuranodon Bleeker, 1852 – trey chhwiet 
                                     Species Pangasius rheophilus Pouyaud and Teugels, 2000  
                                     Species Pangasius sabahensis Gustiano, Teugels and Pouyaud, 2003  
                                     Species Pangasius sanitwongsei Smith, 1931 – Giant pangasius, trey po pruy 
                                     Species Pangasius silasi Dwivedi, Gupta, Singh, Mohindra, Chandra, Easawarn, Jena and Lal, 2017  

  Reference for:    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: Catalog of Fishes, 08-Apr-2005, website (version 05-Apr-05)  
  Acquired: 2005   
  Reference for: Pangasius   
  Source: Catalog of Fishes, 17-Mar-2003, website (version 13-Mar-03)  
  Acquired: 2003   
  Reference for: Pangasius   
  Source: Eschmeyer's Catalog of Fishes, 11-Jan-2023, website (version 11-Jan-23)  
  Acquired: 2023   
  Notes: Fricke, R., Eschmeyer, W. N. & van der Laan, R. (eds) 2023. ESCHMEYER'S CATALOG OF FISHES: GENERA, SPECIES, REFERENCES. ( Electronic version accessed 11 Jan 2023   
  Reference for: Pangasius   
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Pangasius   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Cuvier, G., and A Valenciennes  
  Publication Date: 1840   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Histoire naturelle des poissons. Tome quinzième. Suite du livre dix-septième. Siluroïdes. vol. 15   
  Page(s): xxxi + 540   
  Publication Place:    
  Notes: Available online at   
  Reference for: original description   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Eschmeyer, William N., ed.  
  Publication Date: 1998   
  Article/Chapter Title: Catalog of Fishes   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Special Publication of the Center for Biodiversity Research and Information, no. 1, vol 1-3   
  Page(s): 2905   
  Publisher: California Academy of Sciences   
  Publication Place: San Francisco, California, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-940228-47-5   
  Notes: Available online at   
  Reference for: Pangasius   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Ferraris, Carl J., Jr.  
  Publication Date: 2007   
  Article/Chapter Title: Checklist of catfishes, recent and fossil (Osteichthyes: Siluriformes), and a catalogue of siluriform primary types   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Zootaxa, no. 1418   
  Page(s): 1-628   
  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN: 1175-5326   
  Reference for: Pangasius   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Gustiano, Rudhy, and Laurent Pouyaud  
  Publication Date: 2008   
  Article/Chapter Title: Systematic revision of the genera of Pangasiidae (Siluriformes, Ostariophysi)   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Indonesian Aquaculture Journal, vol. 3, no. 1   
  Page(s): 13-22   
  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN: 0215-0883   
  Reference for: Pangasius   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Kottelat, Maurice  
  Publication Date: 2013   
  Article/Chapter Title: The fishes of the inland waters of southeast Asia: a catalogue and core bibliography of the fishes known to occur in freshwaters, mangroves and estuaries   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Raffles Bulletin of Zoology, supplement no. 27   
  Page(s): 1-663   
  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN: 0217-2445   
  Reference for: Pangasius   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Nelson, Joseph S.  
  Publication Date: 1994   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Fishes of the World, Third Edition   
  Page(s): xvii + 600   
  Publisher: John Wiley and Sons   
  Publication Place: New York, New York, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-471-54713-1   
  Reference for: Pangasius   

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