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Redtail Catfish
Phractocephalus hemioliopterus
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Scientific Classification Guide Thailand
Freshwater Fish Identification

Scientific Classification

Kingdom:
Animalia
Redtail Catfish filmed by Extreme Fishing with Robson Green & Eddie Mounce
Phylum:
Chordata
Class:
Actinopterygii
Order:
Siluriformes
Family:

Pimelodidae

Genus:
Phractocephalus
Species:
Phractocephalus hemioliopterus
     
Redtail Catfish fishing in Thailand with Eddie Mounce
Thailand fishing for redtail catfish at IT Lake Monsters
Redtail Catfish -Phractocephalus hemioliopterus

Facts & Figures

Common name:
Redtail Catfish
Local Thai Name:
Pla redtail
Max published weight:
50 Kg
Environment:
Freshwater
Status:
Introduced

Freshwater Fish Species Of Thailand

The Redtail catfish (Phractocephalus hemioliopterus) is a freshwater fish species in the long-whiskered catfish family (family Pimelodidae) of order Siluriformes (catfish), native to South America – at the Amazon River basin.

Arapaima Fishing Thailand

Fish Thailand venue: Fishing Thailand at IT Lake Monster
Fishing season: All year
Lake record: 43 Kg

 

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