Swai Fish Information & Facts

These names describe the two different species of fish farmed in South Asia.Pangasius Hypophthalmus – Tra, Iridescent Shark – is known to the aquarists for its shimmering skin.Pangasius Bocourti – Basa Fish – is known to the Asian connoisseurs.While these fish are difficult to tell apart and frequently get mixed in the local supermarkets, there … Read more

Swai Fish

Swai Fish Pangasianodon hypophthalmus The edges of an iridescent shark’s fins have a signature glow Swai Fish Scientific Classification Kingdom Animalia Phylum Chordata Class Actinopterygii Order Siluriformes Family Pangasiidae Genus Pangasianodon Scientific Name Pangasianodon hypophthalmus Read our Complete Guide to Classification of Animals. Swai Fish Conservation Status Swai Fish Locations Swai Fish Facts Prey Crustaceans, … Read more


Pangasius Pangasius Temporal range: Paleogene – Recent Pangasius sanitwongsei Scientific classification Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Chordata Class: Actinopterygii Order: Siluriformes Family: Pangasiidae Genus: Pangasius Valenciennes, 1840 Type species Pangasius buchanani Valenciennes, 1840 Species See text. Synonyms Pangasius is a genus of medium-large to very large shark catfishes native to fresh water in South and Southeast Asia. … Read more

Swai / Basa / Tra – Vietnamese Catfish – Shark Catfish

On the Internet, there are more outright lies about these fish than just about any other food item – lies spread mainly by unethical catfish farmers who, faced with competition, chose smear campaigns and political manipulation rather than improving their methods to compete. See Catfish Wars below. Is it safe to eat? Yes, it has … Read more

Cream Dory or Pangasius Culture – TLC Thai Lien Manufacturing & Trading Co., LTD

Pangasius, scientifically known as Pangasius hypopthalmus is a large freshwater catfish indigenous to the countries within the Mekong Delta. It is regarded as the third most important freshwater aquaculture species because of its fast growth, hardiness and versatile feeding habit. Pangasius is also known as cream dory, tra, swai or striped catfish in the fish … Read more

Swai Fish: 4 Reasons Why You Should Not Eat It

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