Striped Catfish (Pangasius hypophthalmus)

Mega Fishing Thailand Fish species information Striped catfish Pangasius hypophthalmus

SCIENTIFIC CLASSIFICATION

  • Kingdom: Animalia
  • Phylum: Chordata
  • Class: Actinopterygii
  • Order: Siluriformes
  • Family: Pangasiidae
  • Genus: Pangasius
  • Species: Pangasius hypopthalmus
Common names: Striped catfish, Irridescent shark catfish, Siamese shark, Sutchi catfish Thai name: Plah Sawai (สวาย) Thailand status: Native Max size: 100kg (220lb) Diet: Omnivore Habitat: Freshwater