IUCN threat status:

Endangered (EN)

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Despite its enormous size, rivalling the Mekong giant catfish as largest freshwater fish in the world, the giant freshwater stingray is elusive and understudied. It is thought to mature at around 110 cm across and gives birth to live young of 30 cm across (4). It is venomous but uses its sting in self-defence as it preys upon invertebrates and relatively small fish (2).


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