Pangasius bocourti

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Basa fish (Pangasius bocourti) in Vinh Long Market. Vietnam.

Taxonavigation[edit]

Taxonavigation: Otophysi 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Cladus: Chordata Craniata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Megaclassis/Superclassis: Osteichthyes
Superclassis/Classis: Actinopterygii
Classis/Infraclassis: Actinopteri
Subclassis: Neopterygii
Infraclassis: Teleostei
Superordo: Ostariophysi
Series: Otophysi

Ordo: Siluriformes
Familia: Pangasiidae
Genus: Pangasius
Species: Pangasius bocourti

Name[edit]

Pangasius bocourti Sauvage, 1880

Etymology: bocourti: named in appreciation after French zoologist and illustrator Marie Firmin Bocourt.

Vernacular names[edit]

English: Basa fish
português: Peixe-basa
ไทย: ปลาเผาะ, ปลายาง
Tiếng Việt: Cá ba sa
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