A unique fish is caught in China

August 24th, 2010 - 1:34 pm ICT by IANS  

Beijing, Aug 24 (IANS) A unique one-feet-long crocodile-like fish was caught in a rivulet in China’s Sichuan province, a media report said.
Fisherman Chen Wu, who netted the fish in Juexi town in Yibin county, told reporters that he never saw that type of fish before, People’s Daily reported Monday.

He alerted the water resources department after villagers told him it could be a Chinese sturgeon, a protected fish.

Officials, however, couldn’t identify the fish and waiting to hear from fishing industry experts.

Chinese sturgeon is one of the world’ most primitive fishes, found only in China. It is also called “Giant panda of water.”

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