We don’t fish for it in Canada. Basa, also called swai and a few other names, is native to Southeast Asia. It is farmed in large numbers in pens around the Mekong River system of Vietnam, as ...
Fish farms are created with waters from the delta. This fish is now banned in three states; Louisiana, Mississippi and Alabama. The Vancouver Aquarian Ocean Wise Program, via their web site, recommends that people avoid the Basa fish as it is associated with disease outbreaks and infection of wild Basa populations.
Basa (Pangasius bocourti) is a species of catfish in the family Pangasiidae. Basa are native to the Mekong and Chao Phraya basins in Indochina. These fish are important food fish with an international market. They are often labelled in North America and Australia as "basa fish", "swai", or "bocourti".
Swai fish is a type of white fish with a mild flavor and flaky texture. It’s a freshwater fish that’s native to Vietnamese rivers and a type of catfish. It’s also called Vietnamese catfish, basa fish and iridescent shark, but it’s neither a basa nor a type of shark.
A basa fish is a type of catfish found in southeast Asia, mainly in Vietnam. The fish is valued for its appeal as a food source, especially in mass markets elsewhere in the world, including the United States. The basa fish can be caught wild as adults, but most are raised in captivity after being caught as fry.
I found some cheap fish called "basa fillet – fishermans choice". The brand is kinda low quality anyway but there is a lot of warning on the internet about eating this type of imported fish from Vietnam.
Basa Fillets Warning. Submitted by Carolyn on Thu, 2009-12-10 18:04. General Discussion; Someone sent me this info not sure how true it is but i tend to believe it. BASA FILLETS are a common fish in all the local food stores. Many are snatching up the fish at supermarkets as they are very cheap.
Introduction: Technically, Basa is the Vietnamese name of a fish belonging to the Iridescent Shark family called Pangasius Bucourti. It is also classified as a cat fish. However, it is not uncommon for Vietnamese fish export companies to mislabel ...
Cheap cheap fish! The above is an ad (from one of the large supermarket chains in France) for the fish known as Pangas (also called, Pangasius, Vietnamese River Cobbler, Basa Fish and White Catfish, Tra, Gray Sole). It was a reminder to tell you about the dangers of this strange but increasingly popular fish.
Primitive Technology - Cooking Big Cat fish by Girl At river - grilled fish Eating delicious 32 - Duration: 11:19. Primitive Life Style 171,218,070 views