Thursday, November 30, 2006
A Hienz 57 of Catfish
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 freshwater fish ever recorded.
Want to know more about this endangered species? click the photo below to watch a superb National Geographic Video on the Mekong Catfish...
The Dutch think they have a new European record with this fantastic Cat, its been scaring the local tourists in a centerparcs lake, check out the full story here.
Posted by mediamorocco at 8:59 pm