20 most amazing river of monsters (22 photos)

June 27 is the World Day of fishing! For this holiday, our today's post: Looking at this, that's really really monsters, you can always perehotet even approach the river. But the gray-haired Jeremy Wade, who leads on Animal Planet program "River Monsters", it's just a fish. And, yes, he really let go at will all caught.




1. six-foot 50-pound Brigandine pike caught in the Trinity River in Texas. (animal.discovery.com)



2. 68-kilogram Arapaima caught in Lake Madera Rio in Brazil. (animal.discovery.com)



3. Huge Bluntnose Sixgill Shark caught in the southern part of the African Zambezi River. (animal.discovery.com)



4. Electric eel from Amazon which can grow up to 2, 4 meters in length and weigh up to 19 kg. (animal.discovery.com)



5. Freshwater sawfish, which grows up to 6 meters in length and weighs up to 180 kg. (animal.discovery.com)


6. Huge Siamese carp from the Mekong River. And that's not the adult. It can grow up to 3 meters and weigh up to 300 kg, making it one of the largest freshwater fish on the planet. (animal.discovery.com)


7. Large freshwater stingray. This 180-kilogram fish was the largest that Jeremy Wade managed to catch. (animal.discovery.com)


8. tigerfish Goliath - a distant relative of the piranha found in the Congo River in the heart of Africa. (animal.discovery.com)


9. 73-pound catfish from northern India. This fish was 1, 5 meters from head to tail, one meter in circumference and a big tail 1, 1 m. (Animal.discovery.com)


10. protopter. Large specimens can reach 2 meters in length. (animal.discovery.com)


11. vundu catfish, which can reach 1% meters long, and its maximum weight was 54 kg. (animal.discovery.com)


12. New Zealand eel, which can be up to 1, 5 meters in length. (animal.discovery.com)


13. Nile perch. Can grow to 1, 8 m in length and 225 kg in weight. (animal.discovery.com)


14. Black piranha - the largest of the 40 known species of piranhas. (animal.discovery.com)


15. Similar to some prehistoric fish catfish from the Orinoco River, known in these parts called Kuyu-kuyu. It can be up to a meter in length and 18 kg weight. At the back of the fish's body have processes that support the tail fin, because of what she looks like a fish, armadillo from another era. (animal.discovery.com)


16. Krasnobryuhy pacu piranha belongs to the genus, but unlike their counterparts feeds mainly on insects and vegetation. It uses its large, human-like teeth for cracking nuts, seeds and razrubaniya sea grasses and other food sources. (animal.discovery.com)


17. The short-tailed river stingray. Usually it grows to 1 to 5 m in diameter, and weighs more than 200 kg. (animal.discovery.com)


18. catfish weighing 74 kg and a length of 2, 2 m. (Animal.discovery.com)


19. The white sturgeon - the largest and most primitive freshwater fish in North America. The largest in the history of the sturgeon was more than 6 m in length and weigh almost 800 kilograms. (animal.discovery.com)


20. The Japanese large salamander, the second largest in the world after China. It grows up to 1, 5 m in length. (animal.discovery.com)


21. A close relative of the piranha - payara, which is often called the "vampire fish" because of its long tusks that can be up to 15 cm in length. It inhabits this beautiful fish in the Orinoco River in Venezuela. (animal.discovery.com)

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