Daily Mail published this video item, entitled “World Record 600 pound giant stingray found in Cambodian Mekong River” – below is their description.
The giant stingray, nicknamed ‘full moon,’ was caught in the Mekong River by a local fisherman. The giant fish weighs 661lbs and measures 13 feet long. Scientists tagged the fist before setting it free. The world’s largest freshwater fish, a 660 pound stingray, is discovered in a portion of the Mekong River in Stung Treng, Cambodian on June 14. Zeb Hogan, a fish biologist at the University of Nevada, goes into detail.
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In This Story: Cambodia
Cambodia, officially the Kingdom of Cambodia, is a country located in the southern portion of the Indochina peninsula in Southeast Asia. It is 181,035 square kilometres (69,898 square miles) in area, bordered by Thailand to the northwest, Laos to the northeast, Vietnam to the east and the Gulf of Thailand to the southwest.
The sovereign state of Cambodia has a population of over 15 million. Buddhism is enshrined in the constitution as the official state religion, and is practised by more than 97% of the population. Cambodia’s minority groups include Vietnamese, Chinese, Chams and 30 hill tribes.
The capital and largest city is Phnom Penh. The kingdom is an elective constitutional monarchy with a monarch chosen by the Royal Council of the Throne as head of state. The head of government is the Prime Minister.
Cambodia gained independence from France in 1953. The United Nations designates Cambodia as a least developed country.