Paroon Shark (Pangasius sanitwongsei)
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3700 Litres (977.4)
250-300 cm (98.4-118.1")
6.5 - 7.5
22 -27 °C (71.6-80.6°F)
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- Paroon Shark, Giant Pangasius, Chao Phraya Giant Catfish, Pla Tepa, Emperor ID Shark, Hi-Fin Shark, Hi-Fin Bull Shark
Additional scientific names
- Pangasius sanitswongi, Pangasius beani
- An extremely large catfish easily mistaken for Pangasius hypophthalmus when young and can also be sold under the same "Iridescent Shark" common name. They can be differentiated by their dorsal fin, the P. sanitwongsei has a more elongated dorsal fin that finishes at a point, P. hypophthalmus has a shorter, more stumpy and rounded dorsal fin. The caudal tail fin of the 'P. sanitwongsei is also more pointed than P. hypophthalmus.
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