Re: NANFA-L-- OT: World Record Catfish
Thu, 30 Jun 2005 22:47:15 +0700

It is captive bred in Thailand but the problem is that:

1] it is very closely related to Pangasius hypopthalmus [the usual
irredescent shark of the pet trade] especially when young and many
fish farmers got burned with baby irredescent sold as mekong giant and
there are hybrid irredescent/mekong giant crossbred for farming too.

2] Pangasius bocourti is often sold as mekong giant too...

Tony wrote:
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