Critically Endangered Giant Fish on Menu at Luxury Restaurants

Vietnamese restaurateurs are illegally sourcing rare Mekong River megafish from Cambodian fishermen.
.From the outside Nha Hang Lang Nghe, in Danang, looks like any other respectable restaurant in Vietnam. Tables are invitingly laid out in the shade of a lush garden, and festive traditional art lines attractive brick walls. Families laugh over hot pots, and businessmen clink glasses.

Last updated on 02 July 2018

Type: 
Media Watch
Country: 
Viet Nam
Region: 
South-East Asia
Threats: 
Overharvesting
Illegal trade
Species: 
Pangasianodon gigas
Species group: 
Fish