World’s largest fish under threat of extinction

World's largest fish under threat of extinction - Telegraph, July 28, 2010
..."A fish the size of a Mekong giant catfish simply will not be able to swim across a large barrier like a dam to reach its spawning grounds upstream," said Roger Mollot, a freshwater biologist for WWF in Laos.
Yet the river plays also host to a many unique fish including the vast stingray--the world's biggest freshwater fish--a giant barb and dog-eating catfish, so-called because of its pension for dog carcasses.
"More giant fish live in the Mekong than any other river on earth," said Dang Thuy Trang, co-ordinator for WWF's Greater Mekong Programme...

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