‘Strange’ fish caught in Phitsanulok

Bangkok Post
10 April, 2013

Fishermen on the Nan river in Phitsanulok’s Prom Piram district were astounded when a large, odd-looking fish was caught near the shore on Wednesday.

Somjit Chodchoey, 59, said he and his brother Dao Promkong put out baits on Tuesday evening. On Wednesday morning he discovered a strange looking fish caught on one of the bait hooks.

Mr Somjit said it looks like a cross between an alligator and a fish, is about 1.5 metres long and weighs more than 10 kilogrammes.

His neighbours came to look at the fish after the news spread in the area.

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