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

 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Synonym(s): Pangasianodon Chevey, 1931
    Pteropangasius Fowler, 1937
  Common Name(s):    
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: complete   
  Latest Record Review: 2005   

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
          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  
                                  GenusPangasius Valenciennes in Cuvier and Valenciennes, 1840  
    Direct Children:  
                                     SpeciesPangasius bocourti Sauvage, 1880  
                                     SpeciesPangasius conchophilus Roberts and Vidthayanon, 1991  
                                     SpeciesPangasius djambal Bleeker, 1846  
                                     SpeciesPangasius elongatus Pouyaud, Gustiano and Teugels, 2002  
                                     SpeciesPangasius gigas (Chevey, 1931) – giant catfish 
                                     SpeciesPangasius humeralis Roberts, 1989  
                                     SpeciesPangasius hypophthalmus (Sauvage, 1878)  
                                     SpeciesPangasius kinabatanganensis Roberts and Vidthayanon, 1991  
                                     SpeciesPangasius krempfi Fang and Chaux in Chaux and Fang, 1949  
                                     SpeciesPangasius kunyit Pouyaud, Teugels and Legendre, 1999  
                                     SpeciesPangasius larnaudii Bocourt, 1866  
                                     SpeciesPangasius lithostoma Roberts, 1989  
                                     SpeciesPangasius macronema Bleeker, 1851  
                                     SpeciesPangasius mahakamensis Pouyaud, Gustiano and Teugels, 2002  
                                     SpeciesPangasius mekongensis Gustiano, Teugels and Pouyaud, 2003  
                                     SpeciesPangasius micronemus Bleeker, 1847  
                                     SpeciesPangasius myanmar Roberts and Vidthayanon, 1991  
                                     SpeciesPangasius nasutus (Bleeker, 1863)  
                                     SpeciesPangasius nieuwenhuisii (Popta, 1904)  
                                     SpeciesPangasius pangasius (Hamilton, 1822)  
                                     SpeciesPangasius pleurotaenia Sauvage, 1878  
                                     SpeciesPangasius polyuranodon Bleeker, 1852  
                                     SpeciesPangasius rheophilus Pouyaud and Teugels, 2000  
                                     SpeciesPangasius sabahensis Gustiano, Teugels and Pouyaud, 2003  
                                     SpeciesPangasius sanitwongsei Smith, 1931  
                                     SpeciesPangasius siamensis Steindachner, 1878  
                                     SpeciesPangasius tubbi Inger and Chin, 1959  

  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: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Pangasius   
  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   
  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   

 Geographic Information
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