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World's "biggest Freshwater Fish" 300 Kg, 3.9 M Stingray Caught In Mekong River In Cambodia




Researchers say the recent discovery of a giant stingray, measuring 300 kilograms and 3.9 meters, in northern Cambodia marked the recording of the world's "biggest freshwater fish".

A team of international researchers and fishermen caught, recorded and released the stingray in the mekong river in cambodia on june 14.

The record also surpassed that of a 293-kilogram mekong giant catfish that was caught in northern thailand in 2005.

The mekong is rich in biodiversity but overfishing, dams and pollution threaten its Fragile Ecosystem.