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Fisherman showing off a great catch.

The Giant Siamese Carp (Catlocarpio siamensis) is a critically endangered species of Carp, and also the largest species from the family Cyprinidae and the genus Catlocarpio. This species primary location of life is the Mekong River basin. This fish is almost the same as a regular Carp, but much larger and feeds on mostly smaller fish and algae. This fish is capable of growing over 5 feet long and weighing about 100 pounds. This fish is popular for game and food, making it almost extinct in the wild.