Royal basa

The body of a basa fish is stout and heavy.

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The Royal basa lives in the benthopelagic, potamodromous, freshwater environment.

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Common names

Cá ba sa in Vietnamese (Tiếng Việt)
Cá Basa bocourti in Vietnamese (Tiếng Việt)
Keir in Khmer (ភាសាខ្មែរ)
Pa hua muam in Lao (ພາສາລາວ)
Pa hua muam in Laotian
Pa yang in Lao (ພາສາລາວ)
Pa yang in Laotian
Pangasius bocourti in German (Deutsch)
Pba hua muam in Lao (ພາສາລາວ)
Pba hua muam in Laotian
Royal basa in English
Trey pra kchau in Khmer (ភាសាខ្មែរ)
博氏鯰 in Mandarin Chinese
博氏鲶 in Mandarin Chinese

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Order : Siluriformes
Family : Pangasiidae
Genus : Pangasius
Species : Pangasius bocourti
Authority : Sauvage, 1880