Top Ten News Photo Galleries of 2007

Top Ten Photo Galleries 2007, National Geographic News
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3. Bear-Size Catfish, Half-Ton Stingrays Among World's ''Monster'' Fishes

The 7-foot-long (220-centimeter) Mississippi paddlefish shown here are among the world's biggest freshwater creaturesand they're two of the stars of our third most viewed gallery of 2007.

The National Geographic Society-funded Megafishes Project, which launched in early 2007, is currently studying the paddlefish and other large, little-understood freshwater fish species. (The National Geographic Society owns National Geographic News.)

See full megafishes gallery (originally posted July 24, 2007).

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