YOU WON’T BELIEVE What Clogged This Dam In Austria

Written by Outdoor Beasts Staff on February 15, 2016

 

This thing is unreal!

The staff were working clearing rubbish caught on a grill allowing water into the huge water turbines when they discovered the dead fish.

They then needed to use a crane to lift it out of the water, and once it was on the banks the team from the Austrian electricity company Verbund were stunned to discover that the catfish was an incredible 2.25 metres (7.4 feet) in length, and weighed an incredible 90 kilogrammes (over 14 stone).

Outdoor Beasts YOU WON'T BELIEVE What Clogged This Dam In Austria

Usually catfish species (Siluriformes) can grow up to 1.5 metres (5 feet), and discoveries of catfish over 2 metres (6.5 feet) in length are extremely rare.

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