Why is the Mekong giant catfish important?

Can a catfish eat a human?

You’ve probably heard stories that say they can. So we asked Heiko Bleher, who’s seen some giant catfish in his time… No, despite what you may have heard, there aren’t. This is a myth, along with age-old claims that giant anacondas or piranhas eat men.

How do Mekong giant catfish reproduce?

The Mekong River Catfish migrate long distances each year in search of specific environments in which to spawn and reproduce. During the start of the rainy season, the fish gather together and then head upstream to spawn. They typically mate at around six years of age.

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