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The Mekong giant catfish is a large, critically endangered species of catfish ( order Siluriformes) in the shark catfish family (Pangasiidae), native to the Mekong basin in Southeast Asia and adjacent China. In Thai folklore, this fish is regarded with reverence, and special rituals are followed and offerings are made before ...


Fishers in northern Thailand netted this huge catfish in the Mekong River on May 1. Nearly nine feet long (2.7 meters) and as big as a grizzly bear, the behemoth tipped the scales at 646 pounds (293 kilograms). Experts say the fish, which belongs to the species known as the Mekong giant catfish, may be the largest ...


Dec 8, 2014 ... As the second largest catfish species in North America, the flathead is an extremely popular freshwater game fish and is naturally distributed throughout the United States and northern Mexico, with introductions occurring throughout the world.Flathead catfish prefer to inhabit debris laden pools, within small ...


Sep 26, 2016 ... What would you do if a giant catfish decided to ring your bell? Check out these North American Record Catfish!


Jun 15, 2013 ... If you think only saltwater fish are big, you are sorely wrong. Gigantic fish swim in fresh waters around the world, just check out our list of the 10 largest freshwater fish and see for yourself.


The top four largest catfish caught in the past ten years across the United States ( blue catfish) ... The fish was housed in a massive freshwater display at the Texas Freshwater Fisheries Center in Athens Texas until it died and drew in tourists from all over the United States to see the massive cat (and the feeding display).


Catfish species are one of the largest known catfish of freshwater river system, The species of catfish are in the shark catfish family and distributed throughout the river basin of the world. Here is the list of largest species of catfish in the world along with Ictalurus,Sharptooth Catfish,Amur catfish,Niger Catfish,giant Lake Biwa ...


The world record for the biggest freshwater fish is the Giant Mekong catfish ( Pangasius gigas). The biggest one ever captured and measured was caught in Thailand in May of 2005. It was 9 feet long and weighed 646 pounds.

Feb 26, 2015 ... Footage emerged on Wednesday of an Italian fisherman posing with a giant 127kg (19st) wels catfish on the Po Delta in northern Italy. Footage courtesy of Spo...