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Fish whopper: 646 pounds a record - Environment- msnbc.com - Jul 1, 2005
msnbc.comThis Mekong giant catfish was weighed at 646 pounds by researchers ... By acting now, we can save animals like the Mekong giant catfish from extinction.â€? ...
Giant Catfish Critically Endangered, Group Says - Jan 23, 2010
National GeographicFishing is the most easily identifiable threat to the Mekong giant catfish. Dams, navigation projects, and habitat destruction also threaten the giant ...
Giant Catfish Protected From Fishing in Thailand - Jan 26, 2010
National GeographicThe giant catfish were once plentiful throughout the Mekong River system, but in the last century the population has declined 95 to 99 percent, Hogan says. ...
Giant catfish to be released in Mekong River - Jun 17, 2005
ESPNAP â€” June 17, 2005. PHNOM PENH, Cambodia â€” Four giant catfish will be released back into the wild in Cambodia to try to boost numbers of the species thought ...
8-Foot Giant Catfish Caught in Cambodia - Nov 19, 2007
National GeographicNovember 19, 2007 Captured just before midnight on November 13 by fishers in Cambodia, this Mekong giant catfish is 8 feet long (2.4 meters long) ands ...
Giant Catfish Spared From Fishing on Cambodia River - Jan 10, 2006
National GeographicOn Cambodia's Tonle Sap River, conservationist Zeb Hogan is hoping to save the giant catfish, the largest freshwater fish in the world, one fish at a time. ...
Giant Catfish Terrorizes Swimmers at Berlin Lake - Jun 4, 2008
Spiegel OnlineBy Josh Ward. A number of German bathers in Berlin's Schlachtensee lake have been bitten by what is believed to be a giant catfish. ...
Locals Fear Giant Catfish Develop Taste for Live Humans After Feeding... - Oct 9, 2008
FOXNewsAP. They reckon that a huge type of catfish, called a goonch, may have developed a taste for flesh in an Indian river where bodies are dumped after funerals ...
Giant Catfish Faces Dam Risk in Asia - Jan 23, 2010
National GeographicApril 8, 2008â€”Children pose with a Mekong giant catfish caught at Khone Falls in Laos, near the border with Cambodia, in August last year. ...
Giant Catfish Protected From Fishing in Thailand - Jul 10, 2006
National GeographicIn honor of the King of Thailand's 60th year on the throne, fishers in northern Thailand have promised to stop catching the critically endangered Mekong ...
Photo Proves Giant Catfish Story Is Not A Myth â€” posted April 1, 2008 - Apr 1, 2008
ESPNThe photograph here, captured one year ago today by a US Army Corps of Engineers AFD (Automatic Foto Drone) at a dive site on the Mississippi River, ...
World's Largest Fish Caught in Thailand - Jun 29, 2005
Environment News ServiceThe largest Mekong giant catfish, Pangasianodon gigas, in the record since ... A century ago the Mekong giant catfish was found along the entire length of ...
'Terrible idea' to bring in giant catfish - Sep 18, 2009
AsiaOneBy Sean Augustin. KUALA TERENGGANU, MALAYSIA - Several quarters are asking the state government to scrap the idea of importing the Mekong Giant Catfish into ...
Giant catfish win reprieve in honor of Thai king - Jun 9, 2006
Malaysia StarBANGKOK, Thailand (AP) - Thai fishermen on Friday came up with an unusual way to celebrate their king's 60th year on the throne. They agreed to stop netting ...
Giant Catfish Faces Dam Risk in Asia - Jan 17, 2010
National GeographicHis basket trap, known as a Lop in the Lao language, is also used to catch fish such as the pa se ee, a carp native to the area. ...
Fighting to Save Cambodia's Giant Catfish - Dec 7, 2005
NPR...by Michael Sullivan. Cambodia is home to the Mekong Giant Catfish, the biggest species of freshwater fish in the world. In the second of a two-part National ...
Giant Catfish Dies Trying to Eat Football - Jul 1, 2008
Spiegel OnlineA catfish met an unpleasant fate in Germany when it tried to eat a football floating in the river. Police patrolling the Main River say it's the weirdest ...
Royal reprieve for Thailand's giant catfish - Jun 17, 2006
New ScientistIT WAS not the most important event to honour the reign of the world's longest-serving monarch. But it means Thai fishermen have taken an essential step to ...
Using Hands As Bait, "Noodlers" Stalk Giant Catfish - Jan 24, 2010
National GeographicThe champion noodler chalks up his wins to practice and technique. From May until July, McFarlin noodles two or three times during the week and all weekend, ...
GIANT CATFISH: The size of a grizzly bear. PHOTO: AP - Jul 8, 2005
The HinduFishermen in northern Thailand have caught the biggest catfish on record â€” a 293-kg giant the size of a grizzly bear â€” and eaten it, the Worldwide Fund for ...
Hi-tech tags for giant catfish - Jul 17, 2006
News24Bangkok - Thailand's fisheries department has tagged 19 giant catfish with microchips and released them in the Mekong River in an attempt to unravel the ...
Giant Catfish Faces Dam Risk in Asia - Jan 15, 2010
National GeographicA child poses with the head of a Mekong giant catfish caught at Khone Falls in Laos in August last year. The giant catfish was once plentiful throughout the ...
Truly, It Was a Whopper, but Are There Bigger Fish? - Aug 26, 2005
New York TimesIt was a rare giant catfish the size of a grizzly bear, and it took five ... When the giant catfish was caught in May, a biologist named Zeb S. Hogan rushed ...
Fishing brothers outdo each other with giant catfish catches - Sep 22, 2006
Daily MailYoung brothers Ben and Jack Scott were reeling with sibling rivalry after catching two whopping catfish - weighing 355lbs between them - within a day of ...
Photo Gallery: Noodling for Giant Catfish - Jan 20, 2010
National GeographicHandfisher, or "nooder," Ann Tittle holds a giant flathead catfish. Also known as shovelheads or mudcats, the fish species is distinguished by its ...
Using Hands As Bait, "Noodlers" Stalk Giant Catfish - Sep 8, 2005
National GeographicSome people call it the Mount Everest of fishing. But most everyone else describes "noodling," or handfishing, as just plain crazy. ...
M'sia catfish sport-fishing plan - Sep 29, 2009
Straits TimesHe said that while the Mekong giant catfish was listed as critically ... The Mekong giant catfish can grow up to three metres in length and reach a weight ...
Week in Review, Stingray stabbing, Giant catfish caught - CNN.com - Oct 20, 2006
CNNWeek in Review - Follow stories ranging from Hawaii's earthquake to an NFL bomb hoax as we review the week's headlines. Stingray Stabbing - Learn about a ...
Big fish tale feeds biologist's curiosity - Jul 20, 2008
Atlanta Journal ConstitutionWith that data, Hogan is hoping to do what he has done for the Mekong giant catfish, once almost fished to extinction. Hogan's work helped establish its ...
Godfrey man finally lands his 'Big Blue': Giant catfish checks in at... - Sep 27, 2007
Free with registration - Belleville News-Democrat - AccessMyLibrary.comSep. 27--There's a group of fishermen who plumb the waters of the Mississippi River near Alton in search of one thing -- "Big Blues," or monster blue ...
Photo Gallery: Noodling for Giant Catfish - Jan 26, 2010
National GeographicChampion "noodler," or handfisher, Lee McFarlin holds a giant flathead catfish he caught using his hand as bait. "Everybody tells me I'm the guru of ...
GIVING UP THE HUNT; Villagers forced to stop catching giant catfish... - Apr 23, 2006
Pay-Per-View - Bangkok Post - Factiva, from Dow JonesNow they are being forced to stop taking giant catfish, or pla buek, from the Mekong river ... She said plans are underway to hold a giant catfish hunting ...
DYING BREEDS; The rapid dwindling of the numbers of giant catfish -- ... - Jun 20, 2005
Pay-Per-View - Bangkok Post - Factiva, from Dow JonesFour giant catfish were caught and one of them, weighing 294 kilogrammes, ... During the blastings from 2001 to 2003, the giant catfish were nowhere to be ...
World's Largest Catfish Species Threatened by Dam - Apr 8, 2008
National GeographicOne of those migratory fish is the critically endangered Mekong giant catfish, which holds the record as the largest freshwater fish ever caught. ...
Gallery: Giant catfish featured in museum for one last weekend - Feb 18, 2009
Huntington Herald DispatchPhoto courtesy John Gillispie Artist David Ellis is visiting the Huntington Museum of Art as a Walter Gropius Master Artist. He is building a site-specific ...
Photo Gallery: Noodling for Giant Catfish - Jan 23, 2010
National GeographicHandfishers, or "noodlers," Cristi Snyder, Fostana Jenkins, and Betsy Dougherty search for flathead catfish, a species found in waterways in the South and ...
'Giant catfish' another legend - Aug 11, 2008
Roanoke TimesBy Tom Angleberger. The New River Valley-based reporter answers your questions Mondays in his column, What's on Your Mind? ...
It's a whopper, but is it the biggest? Thai fishermen pull a 646... - Sep 4, 2005
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette - Google News ArchiveIt was a rare giant catfish the size of a grizzly bear, and it took five boatmen an ... The Mekong giant catfish (Pangasianodon gigas) may be the first to ...
Giant Catfish Faces Dam Risk in Asia - Jan 18, 2010
National GeographicA man named Samnieng traverses Khone Falls in Laos holding a basket trap for catching fish. Barefoot fishers use bamboo ladders to reach the middle of the ...
CONSERVATION / MEKONG FISHERMEN SEEK HELP; Giant catfish … - May 15, 2006
Pay-Per-View - Bangkok Post - Factiva, from Dow JonesChiang Rai -- Fishermen who hunted the Mekong giant catfish are struggling to make ends meet since they took a landmark pledge to stop catching the rare ...
A Giant 2.4 m (8 ft) Long Catfish! - Nov 23, 2007
SoftpediaMekong giant catfish can reach 3 m (10 ft) in length and be 350 kg (780 pounds) heavy. ... In the last 100 year, the overfishing of the Mekong giant catfish ...
Trying to ensure the big one doesn't go away | Article from Internatio... - May 25, 2009
Pay-Per-View - International Herald Tribune - HighBeam ResearchThe giant catfish, or Pangasianodon gigas, holds the current record for the ... At top, a Cambodian man with a Mekong giant catfish in the Tonle Sap River ...
Hunt for the big fish becomes a race - Aug 25, 2005
New York TimesIt was a fish called the giant catfish and it was the size of a grizzly bear, ... When the giant catfish was caught in May,Zeb Hogan, a biologist, ...
Giant Catfish Faces Dam Risk in Asia - Jan 25, 2010
National GeographicBamboo filter traps stand in the raging waters of the Sahong channel at Khone Falls in Laos. The fishing contraptions force fish up angled bamboo ramps ...
GIANT CATFISH; Fishermen break ranks, resume hunt - May 5, 2006
Pay-Per-View - Bangkok Post - Factiva, from Dow JonesChiang Rai - Two fishermen who joined in a landmark promise to help preserve the endangered giant catfish in the Mekong river and not catch them any more ...
Colossal catfish caught and eaten in the Mekong river - Jul 9, 2005
New ScientistAn expensive delicacy in Thailand, only four other giant catfish have been caught this year. The WWF says records show that their numbers have collapsed in ...
Thailand: Giant catfish population dropping amid changing eco system - Jun 24, 2008
mathaba.netSome fishermen have stopped hunting giant catfish in the Mekong River to help save them from extinction, as a changing ecosystem already poses a threat to ...
Cherokee Man Catches Giant Catfish - May 31, 2009
WSBtv.comWOODSTOCK, Ga. -- Everyone wants to catch a monster catfish. Now, Jerry Smith, of Woodstock, can say he's been there, done that. ...
Giant 'pilgrim fish' disappear from river by Myanmar pagoda - Jul 19, 2007
Channel News AsiaThis particular species of giant catfish, which is found in parts of South and Central Asia, is called rita rita. It reproduces slowly, and its habitat has ...
Giant catfish wasn'ta dream - Aug 2, 2006
$2.95 - Kansas City Star - NewsBankWhen Charlotte Pennington's version of an alarm clock rang during a recent fishing trip, she wondered if she was still dreaming. ...
Giant catfish chokes to death on soccer ball - Jul 2, 2008
Pay-Per-View - The Spectator - ProQuest ArchiverA two-metre-long catfish has apparently choked to death after trying to swallow a soccer ball in a Bavarian canal. German police say the unfortunate fish ...
On the trail of the biggest river fish Endangered giants are among... - May 25, 2009
Pay-Per-View - International Herald Tribune - HighBeam ResearchThe giant catfish, or Pangasianodon gigas, holds the current record for the world's largest ... Once upon a time, giant catfish filled the Mekong. ...
Big fish that (sadly) aren't getting away - Jul 14, 2005
Christian Science MonitorAt six feet long, and 636 pounds, the Mekong giant catfish netted by ... The Mekong giant catfish is Southeast Asia's rarest and largest freshwater fish. ...
What a catch! - Dec 31, 2007
WWF InternationalIt's the largest Giant Catfish in the record since 1981, weighing 292 kg. ... The Mekong Giant Catfish is the world's largest freshwater fish and is on the ...
Thai king, world's longest-serving monarch, marks 60 years - Jun 9, 2006
USA TODAY - USA TodayThe World Conservation Union listed the Mekong giant catfish as critically endangered in 2003 after research showed its numbers had fallen by at least 80% ...
Changes pondered to ensure keeping catfish thriving - Jan 19, 2008
Times DailyAt this time, most anglers who catch the giant catfish release them, which allows the large fish population to remain healthy. ...
Overfishing is Emptying World's Rivers, Lakes, Experts Warn - Dec 19, 2009
National GeographicHogan says catches of the legendary Mekong giant catfish, which can grow to 660 pounds (300 kilograms) and 9 feet (2.7 meters) in length, ...
Giant catfish released in the Mekong - Jun 15, 2005
WWF InternationalThe Mekong River's giant catfish can reach a maximum size of 3m in length and 300kg in weight. WWF International Director General Claude Martin with ...
The Great Noodling Experiment, hand-fishing for giant catfish now... - Jun 1, 2005
Mongabay.comIn the deep South and parts of the Midwest, there exists an extreme type of fishing that has nurtured devotees and opponents alike. ...
Charles Johnson: Giant catfish plentiful in North Alabama, if you... - Apr 20, 2008
$2.95 - Anniston Star - NewsBankThere are almost as many different techniques for cat-fishing as there are sizes of catfish. Fishing for catfish is a popular pastime. ...
GIANT CATFISH - Jul 1, 2005
$2.95 - Kansas City Star - NewsBankIn this photo released by World Wildlife Fund-National Geographic, two Thai fishermen show a 293-kilogram (646-pound) giant catfish they caught from the ...
Chiang Rai fishermen pledge to stop hunting giant catfish permanently - May 13, 2006
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Dams may damage Mekong River; species in danger - Nov 15, 2007
ä¸å›½æ—¥æŠ¥In this photo released by World Wildlife Fund-National Geographic, two Thai fishermen show a 293-kilogram (646-pound) giant catfish they caught from the ...
Review on catfish ban - Jan 6, 2008
The NationThe border ban on catching the rare giant catfish along the stretch of the Mekong River in Chiang Khong district is likely to be reviewed this year since a ...
Catfish Wars Pictures from June 30, 2009 | HighBeam Research, AP … - Jun 30, 2009
Pay-Per-View - AP Images - HighBeam ResearchAP Images; May 1, 2005 ; 81 words ... ... fishermen show a 293-kilogram (646-pound) giant catfish they caught from the Mekong River in Chiang Khong district ...
Giant catfish win reprieve in honor of Thai king | Article from AP … - Jun 10, 2006
Pay-Per-View - AP Worldstream - HighBeam ResearchGiant catfish win reprieve in honor of Thai king ... find AP Worldstream articles. MICHAEL CASEY, AP Environmental Writer AP Worldstream 06-10-2006 ...
American searches globe for world's largest fish - Jul 19, 2008
USA TODAY - USA TodayWith that data, Hogan is hoping to do what he has done for the Mekong giant catfish, once almost fished to extinction. Hogan's work helped establish its ...
Article: Giant Catfish to Be Released in Cambodia - AP Online | … - Jun 14, 2005
Pay-Per-View - AP Online - HighBeam ResearchGiant Catfish to Be Released in Cambodia ... find AP Online articles. AP Online 06-14-2005 Dateline: PHNOM PENH, Cambodia Four giant catfish will be ...
'Noodling' or catching giant catfish with your hands now legal in... - Jul 1, 2005
Mongabay.comToday Noodling became legal in Georgia. Noodling involves the catching of massive catfish -- creatures that can weigh up to 100 pounds (45 kilograms) ...
Giant catfish win reprieve in honor of Thai king | Article from AP … - Jun 9, 2006
Pay-Per-View - AP Worldstream - HighBeam ResearchGiant catfish win reprieve in honor of Thai king ... find AP Worldstream articles. MICHAEL CASEY, AP Environmental Writer AP Worldstream 06-09-2006 ...
Cambodia Tries To Save Giant Catfish Species . - Jun 14, 2005
Toledo Blade - Google News Archive...fish, which weigh about 1 10 pounds each, were raised in the last seven yats and will hopefully reproduce after return to the Mekong River said Seng leak, ...
Record roundup - Aug 8, 2005
ESPNA "Mekong giant catfish" that tipped the scales at an astounding 646 pounds ... The Mekong giant catfish is listed as critically endangered after studies ...
Myanmar Times & Business Reviews - Jul 23, 2007
Myanmar TimesThis particular species of giant catfish, which is found in parts of South and Central Asia, is called rita rita. It reproduces slowly and its habitat has ...
With Barbie's help, man lands giant catfish - Aug 23, 2008
Tampabay.comDavid Hayes of Elkin, NC, caught a catfish that was the biggest ever recorded in the state. But the thing that neither Hayes nor the fish are likely to want ...
The next generation of stewards - Sep 6, 2009
Ottawa CitizenThe Mekong giant catfish is particularly vulnerable, in that 11 dams are currently being planned along the leviathans' 1500-kilometre spawning migration ...
Saving the Big Fish; Zeb Hogan is hooked on rescuing the catfish of … - Jan 21, 2006
Pay-Per-View - The Spectator - ProQuest ArchiverIn addition to the giant catfish, the project focuses on other endangered ... Photo: Zeb Hogan / A hundred years ago, the giant catfish was found throughout ...
Of giant catfish, dwarfs, and addled oracles - Jun 23, 2005
Straight.comBy Terry Glavin. The week of June 13 was one of those strange weeks when the inviolability of the iron law that one weird thing leads to another revealed ...
CPF tips the scales with its newly bred 'morakot' catfish - Dec 25, 2006
The NationThe new fish was created by cross-breeding the Mekong giant catfish and Thai panga fish, ... "You could say the morakot is like a baby Mekong giant catfish, ...
Chasing a Fish of Epic Proportions on the Mekong; A US biologist is … - Oct 9, 2005
Pay-Per-View - Los Angeles Times - ProQuest Archiver...and size of its river creatures, judging from the names of places along its banks, such as the Pool of the Giant Catfish and the Pool of the Giant Carp. ...
Dubuque's version of Moby Dick - Giant catfish will provide museum … - May 27, 2006
$2.95 - Telegraph Herald - NewsBankEdging and tipping their way into the room, crews nudged a giant catfish head into the Norman Gallery like a big couch through a tiny door frame on moving ...
FOXNews.com - Not So Nice to See You - Celebrity Gossip | … - Jul 1, 2005
FOXNewsThe nearly 9-foot-long Mekong giant catfish (search) was landed May 1 by villagers ... The Mekong giant catfish was listed as critically endangered in 2003 ...
The CATS meow - Springfield husband-wife team go after giant catfish - May 1, 2005
Pay-Per-View - Dayton Daily News - NewsBankSPRINGFIELD â€” Lynn and Tim Lange, also known as Team Lange, love to fish. But they only fish for one species of fish â€” catfish. Big catfish. ...
Whopper stoppers land rare find - Sep 3, 2005
Sydney Morning HeraldIt was a rare giant catfish the size of a grizzly bear, and it took five boatmen an ... When the giant catfish was caught in May, Zeb Hogan, a biologist, ...
THAILAND STINGRAY HUNTER Pictures from July 19, 2008 | HighBeam … - Jul 19, 2008
Pay-Per-View - AP Images - HighBeam ResearchPHNOM PENH, Cambodia -- Four endangered giant catfish were released ... The Mekong giant catfish, or Pangasianodon gigas, can be found living wild ... ...
Thai fishermen end giant catfish hunt. - Apr 13, 2006
Free with registration - UPI NewsTrack - AccessMyLibrary.comCHANG RAI, Thailand, April 13 (UPI) -- Fishermen in China's Chiang Khong district have agreed to change careers and stop catching giant catfish, ...
Thailand Stingray Hunter Pictures from July 19, 2008 | HighBeam … - Jul 19, 2008
Pay-Per-View - AP Images - HighBeam ResearchPHNOM PENH, Cambodia -- Four endangered giant catfish were released ... The Mekong giant catfish, or Pangasianodon gigas, can be found living wild ... ...
QUEST | Questions answered - Jul 6, 2006
Pay-Per-View - San Diego Union - Tribune - ProQuest ArchiverGuinness World Records lists the Mekong giant catfish as the largest freshwater fish. In 2005, fishermen in northern Thailand caught a 646-pound Mekong ...
You should see the ones that got away Cambodian men release a … - Jun 16, 2005
Pay-Per-View - Chicago Sun-Times - HighBeam ResearchPHNOM PENH, Cambodia -- Four endangered giant catfish were released Wednesday into the Mekong River after seven years of...
NOTEWORTHY Series: TIMES 2 - Jun 15, 2005
Pay-Per-View - St. Petersburg Times - ProQuest ArchiverFour giant catfish will be released into the wild in Cambodia to try to ... The Mekong giant catfish can grow to nearly 10 feet long and a weight of 660 ...
That's one really big catfish . - Jul 1, 2005
Eugene Register-Guard - Google News ArchiveThe nearly 9 foot long Mekong giant catfish was land ed May 1 by villagers in ... The Mekong giant catfish was listed as critically endangered in 2003 after ...
Article: No skillet big enough.(FISH TALES)(giant catfish caught in … - Oct 10, 2005
Pay-Per-View - New York Times Upfront - HighBeam ResearchAnnouncing itself with four huge whacks of its tail, it thrashed against the net that had trapped it in the pale brown water of the Mekong River. ...
Thai Anglers Land 646-pound Catfish . - Jul 2, 2005
Tri City Herald - Google News ArchiveThe nearly 9-foot-long Mekong giant catfish was landed May 1 by villagers ... Two Thai fishermen show off a 646-pound giant catfish they caught In May from ...
Senate moves to save catfish - Jun 8, 2005
Pay-Per-View - The Nation - Factiva, from Dow JonesThe Senate is pushing for preservation of the Mekong giant catfish believed to be on the brink of extinction, a senator said yesterday. ...
Giant catfish to be released in Cambodia's Mekong River to boost … - Jun 14, 2005
$2.95 - Associated Press Archive - NewsBankAP Archive. Four giant catfish will be released back into the wild in Cambodia to try to boost numbers of the species thought to be on the verge of ...
Catfishing pro opens eyes of outdoorsman . - May 27, 2005
Kentucky New Era - Google News ArchivePhil's knowledge of giant catfish is amazing. So is his . passion for hunting them. He's been pursuing giant catfish and only giant catfish for 25 years. ...
Big fish that (sadly) aren't getting away.(FEATURES)(PLANET) |... - Jul 14, 2005
Pay-Per-View - Christian Science Monitor - HighBeam ResearchAt six feet long, and 636 pounds, the Mekong giant catfish netted by local fisherman in a remote village in northern Thailand was a contender, ...
Caught: gigantic freshwater fish as heavy as a grizzly bear - Jul 4, 2005
Fish UpdateA century ago the Mekong giant catfish was found the entire length of the river from Vietnam to southern China. Today, the population is in decline, ...
Let's talk about cartoons | Article from New Straits Times | HighBeam... - Jan 27, 2007
Pay-Per-View - New Straits Times - HighBeam ResearchArticle: `Terrible idea' to bring in giant catfish New Straits Times; September 18, 2009 ; 609 words ...Sean Augustin New Straits Times 09-18-2009 `Terrible ...
Biggest catfish caught in northern Thailand - Jan 7, 2005
EastDay.comA 239-kg giant catfish has been netted and eaten by fishermen in northern ... The Mekong giant catfish, the largest and rarest fish in Southeast Asia, ...
SHUTTLE BACK ON COURSE FOR SPACE - NASA SENDS … - Jun 16, 2005
$2.95 - Charlotte Observer - NewsBankFour endangered giant catfish were released Wednesday into the Mekong River ... The Mekong giant catfish is listed as critically endangered because its ...
Monster fish caught by Hove angler - 05 Aug 2009
The Argus.co.ukBy Emily-Ann Elliott Â» The giant catfish, weighing in at a whopping 190lbs, was hooked by holidaying Joe Price. The 60-year-old of Courtenay Gate, Hove,
Hokah teen catches the giant catfish - Jul 28, 2009
WXOW.comDRESBACH, Minnesota (WXOW) - If you enjoy fishing, you know how quickly the sport can turn into an all day quest. But thirty minutes, and thirty pounds
Tiny Girl Catches Giant Catfish, Says Proud Dad - Jul 16, 2009
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Ah, the wood life ... - Jul 17, 2009
guardian.co.ukEventually you end up with one giant catfish." The cabin, constructed from windfall timber, looked idyllic, facing the lake with a small veranda that
Lucky fishing hole: Everyone's a winning angler at Agricenter's ... - Jul 14, 2009
DeSoto AppealThe giant catfish was released back into the front pond and dubbed Catfish Charlie. Nunnally, the fisherman from North Memphis, has had his sights set on
Angler turns luck into payoff - Jul 30, 2009
The Salinas CalifornianAfter a fight of nearly 20 minutes, Ivan hauled up a giant catfish that weighed 14 pounds and change. With a combination of skill and luck, Ivan Wheeler
The two that didn't get away - Jul 26, 2009
Kirksville Daily Express and Daily NewsThe catch is one of two giant catfish they got in Long Branch Lake near La Plata this summer. (Photo submitted) By Adam Harringa LA PLATA, Mo.
Hualien's castle by the sea - Aug 3, 2009
Taipei TimesThe giant catfish and the moray eel are designed to catch the attention, and the short underwater tunnel provides plenty of close-up views of rays and some
Mekong River Dams Ruin Livelihoods of 65 Million - 11 More Are Planned - Jul 27, 2009
EcoWorldlyIn fact, no other river is home to as many species of very large fish, such as giant river carps, giant catfish and massive freshwater stingrays.
Keep Running From This Toxic Sector - Jul 23, 2009
Motley FoolI know it's tempting to fish for bargains within such an unloved sector, but chasing these stocks is more like noodling for giant catfish in a bayou swamp:
New releases - Jul 24, 2009
The NationThe Mekong giant catfish is famously endangered, the Siamese giant carp now rare. Their decline is a warning. By Detlef Berghorn and Markus Hattstein What
Clayton gets the 'big one' - Jul 23, 2009
The Daily CitizenIt took Clayton, who was using a rod and reel, bait and standing in a boat provided by Marchman, 18 minutes to land the giant catfish.
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Upstream or downstream, we all have the same mother - 25 Mar 2009
Nation MultimediaBuilding mainstream dams would push already endangered species such as the Irrawaddy dolphin, the Mekong giant catfish and countless other migratory fish
Tale Of Giant Stingray - Univ. of Nevada, Reno biologist To Set ... - Mar 13, 2009
Post ChronicleThe current record holder for world's largest freshwater fish is a 646-pound Mekong giant catfish caught by fishermen in northern Thailand in 2005.
Huge catch: Area man hooks 56-pound catfish - Mar 9, 2009
Pekin Daily TimesSmavely took the giant catfish to his friend, the Rev. Charles Everly at the Zion Baptist Church on South Fifth Street in Pekin. The church holds a fish fry
Captured Stingray Is the World's Largest Fish - Mar 11, 2009
SoftpediaHowever, he specifies that the current official record holder for the world's largest fish is a specimen caught in Thailand in 2005, a Mekong giant catfish,
Dams in Laos threaten Asia's largest waterfall, critically ... - Mar 16, 2009
Mongabay.comSeveral threatened species â€” including the critically endangered Irrawaddy dolphin and the giant catfish â€” would be at risk, as would important tourist
Client Case Studies - Mar 18, 2009
CSR AsiaIf the dam goes ahead it will have a major impact on a number of rare speces including giant catfish. But Laos is one of the least developed countries in
Mekong river hydroelectric dam threatens livelihoods and ... - Mar 13, 2009
guardian.co.ukIf the dam goes ahead it will have a major impact on the Irrawaddy dolphins and another endangered species, the giant catfish. It will also severely reduce
Dams to hurt Mekong food stocks - Mar 18, 2009
Phnom Penh PostThe group says the mainstream dams would push endangered species found in Cambodia, including the Irrawaddy Dolphin and Giant Catfish, to the brink of
DISHY PICKS - Mar 5, 2009
Dispatch OnlineNational Geographic, 8.30pm: Wild Chronicles â€“ Because of over-fishing and dam-building, the giant catfish in Cambodiaâ€™s Mekong River is in danger of
PROTECTING AND RESTORING THE MEKONG RIVER - Mar 11, 2009
บางกอกโพสIn this exhibition, Suthep is to share a ''reward'' from his four-year photographing mission in Siphandon _ photographs of pla buek, or giant catfish,
Martha Rivers Park playground in need of a face-lift - Mar 17, 2009
Gaston GazetteWith a castle, a pirate ship and a giant catfish perfect for climbing, the playground at Martha Rivers Park in Gastonia has been a dream come true for
Pocono Hunting & Fishing: 23 illegal deer; pig hunting from ... - 21 Feb 2009
Pocono Record,The game commissioner officer said it is amazing that one person would illegally kill so many deer. Jonathan D. Goshorn, 33, of Fannettsburg,
Spring break on a tank of gas - Feb 17, 2009
Iowa City Press Citizen,There are six different aquariums that feature giant catfish, turtles, otters, ducks, frogs and reptiles. The museum also has a number of interactive
New fishing tackle shop in Wokingham - Feb 4, 2009
Reading Evening Post,D & M Tackle, which opened on Saturday in Denmark Street, also aims to give anglers in Wokingham a good deal on hunting giant catfish.
New Science Museum of Minnesota exhibit teaches visitors the ... - Jan 27, 2009
Pioneer Press,Cambodian fishing village at Tonle Sap, the largest freshwater lake in southeast Asia, along with a model of the lake's endangered Mekong giant catfish.
CATFISH DU JOUR - Oct 31, 2008
Bangkok Post,But the giant catfish stands out among them all, given its reputation as the world's largest freshwater fish. Some of them weigh hundreds of kilogrammes.
The Sea Inside - Nov 14, 2008
New York Times,At night you can swim with the giant catfish, measuring up to eight feet long, which ascend to the surface from their deep-water lairs.
Giant prehistoric fish rebounding in Canada - Nov 14, 2008
Kazinform,..."The white sturgeon seems to have avoided the fate of species like the Chinese paddlefish of the Yangtze River and the critically endangered giant catfish
Steve lands Ebro giant - Oct 24, 2008
Southport Visiter,Top angler this week, has to go to Steve Halsall, from Southport, who travelled on his own to Spain and the great River Ebro in search of giant catfish.
National Geographic News Writer Wins Top Science Award - Nov 12, 2008
National Geographic,..."We tend to think of pandas and tigers and blue whales and baby seals â€¦ it's very difficult to think of a giant catfish in those same terms,
Gusts up to 49 mph topples trees, fish - Oct 27, 2008
Fremont Tribune,Winds also ripped off part of the awning at Family Dollar, 1440 N. Bell St., and toppled a giant catfish over in downtown Fremont.
Outdoor Library: You'll be hooked by these fish tales ... - Nov 13, 2008
Sacramento Bee,Other stories recall perils of different sorts â€“ seasickness, extreme weather, close encounters with giant catfish and sharks, life on a factory trawler,
Tuesday's Highlights - Oct 21, 2008
Los Angeles Times,Monster Fish of the Mekong: Zeb Hogan goes to Southeast Asia in search of a giant catfish (6 and 9 pm Nat Geo). Scream 2008: This award show salutes the men
Arlington-based Asian grocery company branches out with fresh ... - Oct 26, 2008
Fort Worth Star Telegram,MAXWELL The seafood counter at the Saigon Taipei grocery store in Arlington is surrounded by aquariums full of shrimp, striped bass and giant catfish.
Regional arts and entertainment events - Nov 9, 2008
Philadelphia Inquirer,...with Okie Noodling 2, Bradley Beesley's second sensational documentary about barehanded divers' pursuit of giant catfish in backwoods rivers (7 pm,
Cribsheet: First Person Arts Festival 2008 - Nov 12, 2008
Philebrity.com,Not sure how exactly this fits into First Personâ€™s program of largely local storytelling, but hell, weâ€™ll watch a bunch of hicks wrestle giant catfish any
The Big Easy it ain't - Aug 30, 2008
Globe and Mail,By Amanda Boyden This novel is a giant catfish. Bear with me: Being a giant catfish is better than you might think. Most writers will, at some point in
Posted By RICK GAMBLE - Sep 20, 2008
Brantford Expositor,No sooner had the grandfather taken it when he got a giant catfish on the line. Hayes landed the huge specimen which was later certified by the Wildlife
'The Children' pulls in 4.7m on ITV1 - Sep 9, 2008
Brand Republic,...saw the actor heading to the Tennessee river in the Deep South of the US to try catfish grabbling, which involves catching giant catfish without rods.
The Lucky 77 - Sep 13, 2008
Bend Bulletin (subscription),...documentary â€œOkie Noodling 2â€? gives new meaning to catch and release, chronicling the adventures of Oklahoman fishermen who catch giant catfish by hand.
Region has share of urban legends - Sep 4, 2008
Gadsden Times (subscription),Other legends tell of giant catfish, many times larger than the world records, that were seen during the construction of the dams on the Coosa River.
Gay staffers ready new academy - Sep 3, 2008
Bay Area Reporter,Giant catfish, vegetarian piranhas, poison dart frogs, and fruit-eating bats, along with other birds, animals, and insects, will call the dome home.
Robson Green reveals James Bond ambition - Aug 31, 2008
Sunday Sun,Along the way he hunted all manner of slippery characters including a giant catfish, a prized blue marlin, and a hammerhead shark.
Taking A River Journey and Ocean Voyage at the Tennessee Aquarium - Aug 30, 2008
Zoo and Aquarium Visitor News,Visitors can explore two living forests under glass, and get face-to-face with giant catfish, prehistoric sturgeon and American alligators.
'Giant catfish' another legend - Aug 10, 2008
Roanoke Times,A: This question intrigued me because somewhere deep in my memory I think I found the same giant catfish story -- but this one was from Claytor Lake.
Scouring Thailand rivers for giant stingrays - Jul 19, 2008
Los Angeles Times,If he can confirm them, his find could eclipse the world record now held by the Mekong giant catfish: a 646-pound specimen caught in 2005 in Thailand.
This angler's specialty? Very big fish - Aug 2, 2008
San Diego Union Tribune,Former City Lakes fisheries biologist Larry Bottroff was amazed that such a giant catfish was landed on 10-pound Berkley Vanish line.
Through The Lens; Afternoon With Sam - Aug 5, 2008
Wetzel Chronicle,After a while he asked if I had ever heard of the story of three toed Jake and the giant catfish? I wiggled my toes into the cool depths of the sand and
What a Drag - Aug 6, 2008
CMT.com,But not one of them pulled out a giant catfish with her bare hands. â€¢ And how come whenever I go visit my friendsâ€™ houses, none of them have baboons,
Giant freshwater stingray is just a tiddler - Jul 21, 2008
Telegraph.co.uk,The current world record is held by the Mekong giant catfish and Mr Hogan aims to document and protect freshwater giants that weigh at least 200lb (91kg) or
Live bait a local convenience - Jul 16, 2008
Long Beach Press-Telegram,The lake will have a special stocking of giant catfish. Also, there is a special award of $1000 for any angler who breaks the lake record of a catfish over
Itâ€™s critter craziness in the lake! - Aug 7, 2008
Gainesville Times,Whether there is a giant catfish swimming deep in the lake, nobody knows for sure. But we can confirm the existence of a resident alligator, an osprey and
Long-time business will close its doors - Jul 18, 2008
Wetumpka Herald,It was located just across the Montgomery County line on US Highway 231, fronted by a sign with a neon cowboy who waved his hat while riding a giant catfish
20 wetlands shortlisted in 27 provinces - Aug 5, 2008
Bangkok Post,Other prime wetlands named by the WWF include Chiang Rai-Nong Lom on the Mekong river bank, which is a breeding ground of the giant catfish, and Klong
ON THE QUEST FOR MEGAFISH IN THE MEKONG - Jul 21, 2008
Pattaya Daily News,Heâ€˜s basically hoping to best the world record currently held by the Mekong giant catfish: a 646-pounder caught in Thailand, in 2005.
Linkz of the Week: Joe DiMaggio, Darius Miles, and Benchpressing a ... - Jul 21, 2008
Yardbarker,The Linkz of the Week are your weekly walk through the world of sportswriting. Have a link? Think it's the best thing ever? No? Don't be so hard on yourself
Reading, writing on DVD - Aug 9, 2008
Laconia Citizen,Kate Rock told the story of a sailing ship with dolphins and "giant catfish 100 feet long." Delia Cormier's recorded story was about a boy and tree and
Sea Scouts help clean up marina - Jul 27, 2008
The Morning Journal,His colleagues were in awe when they ran over to see the giant catfish he caught. But Felici, 14, of Avon Lake, wasn't fishing, and the catfish wasn't alive
Five takes fishing to the extreme - Aug 7, 2008
Broadcastnow,In Europe, he fishes at the mouth of the Ebro River, hunting a giant catfish. At sea in the Azores, he puts all his new-found skills to the test in an
Ramblings: Class Room To Board Room - Aug 4, 2008
thejournal-news.net,Remember the picture of the giant catfish Adam Fath held after it was pulled from the water lines at the old water plant? When I asked if I could have the
Cathy Hamilton: Beauty treatment fishy - Jul 30, 2008
Craig Daily Press,...shuddering and shrieking every time something slimy brushed my legs, he added, â€œCourse, there are those giant catfish over by Bagnell Dam.
Matchman banned after website comments - Jul 29, 2008
Norfolk Eastern Daily Press,On the big fish scene, seven giant catfish were winched ashore from the Yew Tree Lake at Waveney Valley where Lowestoft expert Adrian Dorling weighed in
"Monster" Lake's rare giants lure anglers, biologists - Jul 15, 2008
Kazinform,Lake Monster is now a haven for the Mekong giant catfish, a Southeast Asian beast that has seen its wild population drop by about 95 percent over the past
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