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freshwater fish

Title: freshwater fish
Description: Pangasianodon hypophthalmus, commonly known as an iridescent shark is a shark catfish that belongs to the family Pangasiidae which is commonly found in the waters of the Southeast Asian region. Contrary to the name, it is not a shark. It is heavily cultivated as a food source in rivers of Chao Phraya and Mekong basin. Iridescent shark is also known as siamese shark and sutchi catfish. Its meat is commonly called Swai meat Availability The iridescent shark is most commonly found in the rivers Mekong, Chao Phraya, Mae Klong in the regions of Thailand, Cambodia, Laos, and Vietnam. The fish is found in rivers that possess rocks in the bottom and swims in middle layers of water. These fish are also available on pet stores and can be found in online stores also. Commercial fish farms also do farming of this breed so it is easily available with a moderate price range. Iridescent Shark Lifespan Most iridescent sharks have a lifespan of more than twenty years on an average. If you provide them with the right environment, these fish can survive for a very long time. On the contrary, if conditions are not favorable, it can significantly affect their lifespan and shorten it.

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