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Pao cochinchinensis

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Kingdom  Animalia
Family  Tetraodontidae
Scientific name  Pao cochinchinensis
Rank  Species
Class  Actinopterygii
Genus  Pao
Phylum  Chordata
Order  Tetraodontiformes
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Similar  Pao abei, Pao cambodgiensis, Pao suvattii, Pao, Pao turgidus

Pao cochinchinensis is a species of freshwater pufferfish native to the basins of the Mekong and Chao Phraya Rivers. This species grows to a length of 7 centimetres (2.8 in) SL.

It is known for its reputation to attack people by slicing off bits of flesh. Their tendency to take chunks of human flesh is similar to piranhas. It is one of two pufferfish species to attack humans, the other species is the Ferocious Pufferfish (Feroxodon multistriatus).

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Pao cochinchinensis Wikipedia


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