National Geographic News

Man and Giant Barb

Photograph courtesy Zeb Hogan

A Cambodian man grimaces as he comes face-to-face with a giant barb on the Tonle Sap River near Phnom Penh. Fishermen along the Tonle Sap catch five to ten adult giant barbs each year, making the region one of the last places on Earth to see these impressive fish at their largest.

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