Photo Gallery: Bear-Size Catfish, Half-Ton Stingrays Among World's ''Monster'' Fishes

Photo Gallery: Giant Catfish, Half-Ton Stingrays Among World's
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Name: Wels catfish (Silurus glanis)

Maximum Size: 197 inches (500 centimeters), 675 pounds (306 kilograms)

Habitat: Widespread in Europe and Asia

Endangered Status on IUCN Red List (2006): Least concern

Population Size: Unknown

Major Threats: N/A

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