Chao Phraya Catfish (Pangasius sanitwongsei)

Mega Fishing Thailand Fish species identification Chao Phraya catfish Giant pangasius Predatory catfish which will take live baits and lures, hard to catch in the wild but stocked in most fishing parks and resorts in Thailand to world record breaking.

SCIENTIFIC CLASSIFICATION

  • Kingdom: Animalia
  • Phylum: Chordata
  • Class: Actinopterygii
  • Order: Siluriformes
  • Family: Pangasiidae
  • Genus: Pangasius
  • Species: Pangasius sanitwongsei
Common name: Chao Phraya catfish, Giant pangasius Thai name: Plah Tehpah (เทพา) Thailand status: Native Diet: Piscavore Habitat: Freshwater Max size: 100kg (220lb)
Mega Fishing Thailand Fish species identification Chao Phraya catfish Giant pangasius Catch of a lifetime for our client, a 65kg+ Chao Phraya catfish caught at the predator lake Ratchaburi Thailand. this monster took over 1 hour to land.
Large Chao Phraya catfish caught in Bangkok at Bungsamran fishing park Big Chao Phraya catfish caught fishing in Bangkok at Bungsamran lake