‘World’s biggest’ freshwater fish netted in Cambodia


A giant freshwater stingray, measuring 4m from snout to tail, is caught and then released back into the wild after being fitted with a tag to track its behaviour, on the Mekong river in Cambodia. – AFP/Wonders Of The Mekong/Chhut Chheana pic, June 21, 2022.

A FISHERMAN on the Mekong river in Cambodia has hooked the biggest freshwater fish ever recorded, scientists said – a 300kg stingray.

The giant freshwater stingray, which measured 4m from snout to tail, was caught last week and released back into the wild after being fitted with a tag to track its behaviour.


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