Giant catfish

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The Giant catfish lives in the demersal, freshwater environment.

Mekong Giant Catfish Pangasianodon gigas = Photo: Giant catfish on a boat ENLARGE Fisherman with a giant catfish on his boatPhotograph courtesy Zeb Hogan Mekong Giant More

The Mekong giant catfish, Pangasianodon gigas, is a species of catfish (order Siluriformes) in the shark catfish family (family Pangasiidae), native to the Mekong basin in Southeast Asia. More

* Giant Catfish Critically Endangered, Group Says Caught last month (May 1) in the Mekong River, a team of fishermen struggled for more than an hour to haul the creature in. It tipped the scales at 646 pounds (293 kilograms). More

them as pictures of a giant catfish caught in a reservoir in the Huadu District of the Chinese province of Guangdong — a monster fish that, when cut open, was discovered to have ingested a human being! Although tales about giant, man-eating catfish lurking in the depths of murky More

Giant Catfish Caught in Lake Texoma = Image circulating via email purports to document a gigantic catfish caught in Lake Texoma, Texas in 2004. Description: Emailed image Circulating since: Feb. More

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Learn how to catch giant catfish! Giant catfish can be caught without a great expense or expertise. The proper bait and techneques are all that is necessary. More

This giant catfish caught in May of 2005 was 9 feet long and weighed 646 lbs. This is more than 5 times bigger than the 'world record' catfish caught in North America. More

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IMAGE: GIANT CATFISH IN THAILAND This Mekong giant catfish was weighed at 646 pounds by researchers working on a project to identify, study and conserve large freshwater fish around the world. More

Giant Catfish of the Amazon = by Paul Reiss The smaller piranhas seem to make the best bait. It's easy enough to jig up one pounders, but hooking a smaller one can be tough. More

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The largest Mekong giant catfish, Pangasianodon gigas, in the record since 1981, the 292 kilogram (644 pound) fish was caught on May 1. More

Giant Catfish of the Mae Khong River It is between mid-April and the end of May each year, when the powerful Mae Khong River (Mekong River) is at its lowest ebb that both local & foreign fishermen descend upon this remote More

* GUIDED: Mekong Giant Catfish fishing in Chiang Mai * CATCH: Thai anglers latest best catches. * Lure fishing & fly fishing for Thai native & non-native predator fish species. More

Giant Catfish caught on livebait from Bungsam Lan. Please click the above photograph to view a gallery of the species. More

RECORD: Mekong Giant catfish, IGFA world record for Tim webb PDF Print E-mail Catch reports freshwater and saltwater - Fresh catches Written by Administrator The largest recorded catfish IGFA record catch from Bungsam ran More

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the Mekong giant catfish is certainly a distinguished member of that aquatic collection. So just how does the Mekong giant catfish grow so large? On the next page, we'll take a closer look at some of the traits that make this phenomenal growth possible. More

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First Mekong Giant Catfish of the Season Harvested in Northern Thailand - May 3rd, 2009 · 1 Comment Fishermen in Chiang Khong, Thailand caught a critically endangered Mekong giant catfish on Friday May 1 2009 . More

Common names

Giant catfish in English
Giant pancake-headed catfish in English
Mpuni Hwahwa in Pokomo
Nuijakissamonni in Finnish (suomen kieli)
Somalian giant catfish in English

Order : Siluriformes
Family : Claroteidae
Genus : Pardiglanis
Species : Pardiglanis tarabinii
Authority : Poll, Lanza and Romoli Sassi,1972