IUCN threat status:

Critically Endangered (CR)

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Biology

A migratory species, the giant catfish is thought to move from the Tonle Sap Lake in Cambodia from October to December each year and into the Mekong River from which it progresses upstream into northeastern Cambodia, Laos or Thailand to spawn (1). The giant catfish eats the vegetation growing on the river bed (3).

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