From Thanh Nien in Vietnam:
Precious Mekong Delta fish saved from extinction
A fish species on the brink of extinction has been bred successfully at a research center in southern Vietnam.
Pham Van Khanh, head of the National Center of Southern Freshwater Aquaculture center in Tien Giang province, said in the last two years ca ho, also known as ‘the king of fish’, a giant carp weighing up to 160kg (Catlocarpio siamensis), had been bred at the institute.
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