World’s biggest Freshwater Fish, A 660-pound Stingray, caught In Cambodia

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Cambodian and American scientists and researchers prepare to release a giant freshwater stingray.

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The Mekong River in Cambodia has yielded the world's largest freshwater fish, a huge stingray

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Snail weighing less than 300 pounds was grabbed on June 13 at a distance of about four metres (13 feet) from nose to tail (660 pounds),

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The previous record for a freshwater fish was a Mekong big catfish discovered in Thailand in 2005, which weighed 646 pounds (293 kilogrammes).

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Local fisherman south of Stung Treng in northeastern Cambodia caught the stingray.

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Flowing from China through Myanmar to Laos to Thailand to Cambodia and Vietnam is the Mekong River.

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70 percent of big freshwater fish globally are threatened with extinction, and all of the Mekong species.”

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This is the fourth female big stingray to be found in the same location in the last two months, according to researchers

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