The Greatest Giant-Sized Fish Stories | Carnegie Magazine
A large gray fish swimming upward

According to the U.S. Geological Survey, the planet’s largest freshwater fish is the beluga sturgeon, living between Europe and Asia in the Black, Azov, and Caspian seas and the rivers feeding them. They top out at more than 2 tons.

The Greatest Giant-Sized Fish Stories

Freshwater rivers and lakes are home to nearly half of all the fish species on Earth—including some 600-pound giants that could soon fade into legend.

By Jason Bittel



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