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Giant Mekong Stingray  Himantura Chaophraya

A Cambodian fisherman holds a giant stingray on the Mekong River near the Cambodian/Vietnam border on Dec. 10, 2002, about 100 kilometres (60 miles) southeast of Phnom Penh, Cambodia.  

Mekong Stingray (Himantura chaophraya)

The disk of this fish measured 202 centimetres (79.5 inches) and 413 centimetres (162.6 inches) from the tip of its nose to the end of its tail. The giant stingray may be the largest species of freshwater fish in the world. More species of giant fish occur in the Mekong River than any other river on Earth. Populations of the giant stingray and other large-bodied Mekong fish are in decline.

This article was published in several Nature and Wildlife publications worldwide including National Geographic. As a keen photographer, as well as a fish keeper, I just wish that I had been there to record the moment, this really puts the fisherman's tales about the "one that got away" into perspective.

And before anyone asks, "NO, we don't have any in quarantine..!"  We are just posting the article as a piece of general interest information.