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A Giant Catfish

Note: While it is quite obvious this animal already exists this page identifies possibly bigger specimens.

About this Cryptid

Giant catfish are catfish that grow record-breakingly large. Specimens have been reported all throughout the world. Sometimes they are reported devouring humans. Specimens have been reported 6-14 feet in length and up to 1,000 pounds in weight.

Fun Facts

The current world record for largest catfish is a 646 pound, nine foot long Mekong Giant Catfish.

The two largest catfish in the United States are the Flathead Catfish and the Blue Catfish.

The Gonch Catfish(Bagarius Yarelli) in India, Nepal, and Bangladesh has been reported eating humans.

Another giant Indian catfish is the Sareng(Wallago Attu). It has also been reported devouring small children.