Swai fish. What is the translation in Brazilian Portuguese What is the Brazilian Portuguese word(s) for Swai fish?
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peixe panga means , Swai fish in Portuguese.

The word panga is derived from the scientific name of this fish: Pangasius hypophthalmus. However, this name (panga) is also used to refer to different types of fish. The Pangasius is sold in several countries. In France it is known as poisson-Panga. In Germany is Pangasius.


The Vietnamese catfish (panga) cannot be legally marketed as catfish in the United States, and is subsequently referred to as swai or basa. Only fish of the family Ictaluridae may be marketed as catfish in the United States.

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