The Mekong giant catfish )), is a very 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 ...
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 ... With nearly 3,000 known species, catfish (order Siluriformes) are one of the most diverse groups of vertebrates in the world. The exciting thing for anglers is that many catfish species possess the essential characteristics of a true game fish – they grow big and they fight hard. These characteristics, coupled ...
Dec 2, 2016 ... Man snaps photo with giant catfish that appeared to be bigger than the top half of his body.
Jan 9, 2017 ... Check out these monster catfish in "Catch Big Catfish ."
There are big catfish, and then there are really big catfish. Some weigh in the hundreds of pounds. Learn more about big catfish here.
These areas usually form deep, mysterious holes with funky currents, a perfect spot for a catfish to hang out and sniff its next meal. Our second favorite spot to find big catfish in rivers is in the deep scoured out heads of pools, and holes in rivers. Think beneath and below dams, or natural sets of rapids where the water ...
Monstrously large catfish lurk supposedly underwater at the base of dams.