13-foot-long stingray found in deep hole in Mekong River

The murky depths of the mighty river seems to function as refuges for some of the biggest freshwater fish on Earth, explorers are finding.

This giant freshwater stingray weighing close to 400 pounds was accidentally captured on May 4 by fishers in northern Cambodia. The species is one of the world’s largest freshwater fishes, and is most commonly found in the deep pools of the Mekong River in Cambodia.
PHOTOGRAPH BY CHHUT CHHEANA, WONDERS OF THE MEKONG

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