Fishers in northern Thailand netted this huge catfish in the Mekong River. Nearly 9 feet (2.7 meters) long, the fish tipped the scales at 646 pounds (293 kilograms).

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Last month more than 60 fishers in northern Thailand promised to stop catching the critically endangered giant fish, in honor of the King of Thailand’s 60th year on the throne.

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