“Extraordinary migration of giant Amazon catfish revealed”

The dorado catfish is sometimes called the gilded catfish due to its silver and gold skin and can grow up to 2 metres in length.

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A giant silvery-gold catfish undertakes the longest freshwater migration of any fish, according to new research, travelling 11,600km from the Andes to the mouth of the Amazon and back.

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My name is Isabelle Whitehead. I was a member of the Bolton School group on the Operation Wallacea 2015 expedition to Peru.

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