Say What?!: 661-Pound Stingray Caught in Cambodia Dubbed World’s Largest Freshwater Fish

MEKONG RIVER, Cambodia – A 661-pound giant stingray caught in a Cambodian river is believed to be the largest freshwater fish ever encountered by researchers.

Scientists with the Wonders of Mekong research project said they were installing underwater receivers to track migratory fish in the Mekong River in northern Cambodia and had asked local fishermen to get into contact if they made any significant catches.

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