Mekong giant catfish now “critically endangered”

Mekong giant catfish now "critically endangered" - November 18, 2003
Southeast Asia's Mekong giant catfish joined the critically endangered list this year. The fish is one of the largest freshwater fish in the world and can grow up to 10ft long and weigh 300kg (660 pounds). Its numbers have declined by 80% over 13 years as overfishing, habitat loss and dam construction affected breeding.
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