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Walking catfish (Clarias gracilentus)

walking catfish

This species lives in freshwater streams on the island of Phu Quoc in Vietnam. While it does not truly walk, the ‘walking catfish’ has the ability to use its pectoral fins to stay upright while it wiggles forward with snakelike movements.

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