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  • MONSTER FISH

  • Every Sunday from July 1st at 10:00pm, 9:00pm BKK/JKT
  • National Geographic Channel

DESCRIPTION

In his quest to save the world's big fish, aquatic ecologist Zeb Hogan has wrangled what's currently the world's biggest known freshwater species, the Mekong Giant Catfish.  But is it really the biggest? We'll join Zeb as he travels the globe, seeking out the leading contenders in a quest to better understand them as he fights to protect them.  

It's a heart-pounding adventure as Zeb heads into some remote areas and wild waters, braving piranha, crocodiles, and a host of other hazards.  Along the way, he'll explore the local haunts and find out how these massive creatures figure into the local culture-the lore surrounding them, their role in the ecosystem, awesome physical features, strange behavior, and the surprising cycles of life that transform a thumb-sized larvae into a 400-pound beast. 

EPISODE GUIDE

  • Monster Fish: Mongolian Terror Trout
    Zeb Hogan tries to find and protect the Taimen, the world's largest freshwater fish found in the frigid rivers of Mongolia.
  • Monster Fish: Sawfish
    Join Dr Zeb Hogan as he looks for the largest freshwater fish in Australia — the Freshwater Sawfish.
  • Monster Fish: Great White Sturgeon
    Follow Zeb Hogan as he goes in search of the biggest and oldest of North America's river monsters: the White Sturgeon.
  • Monster Fish: Giant Stingray
    Join Dr Zeb Hogan as he tries to find out more about the world's largest and most deadly freshwater fish: the giant freshwater stingray.
  • Monster Fish: Raging Amazon
    Aquatic ecologist Dr. Zeb Hogan teams up with kayaking experts to discover which monster fish lurks beneath the surface in Rio Roosevelt.
  • Monster Fish: River Invasion
    They are carp from Asia which can jump 10 feet in the air at the sound of a boat motor. They turn a day on the water into a boxing match
  • Monster Fish: Alien Catfish
    Aquatic ecologist Dr. Zeb Hogan travels to Spain in search of the Wels Catfish, a monster fish capable of growing to over eight feet in length.
  • Monster Fish: Alligator Gar
    We follow Zeb as he goes in search of one of North America's toothiest and most misunderstood monster fish: the alligator gar.
  • Monster Fish: Thai Eden
    Fish biologist and conservation expert, Zeb Hogan, travels to Thailand to discover why the country is home to so many giant freshwater fish species.
  • Monster Fish: Nile Giant
    We follow Zeb as he goes in search of Africa's biggest freshwater fish: the Nile perch.
  • Monster Fish: Ancient Beast
    Aquatic ecologist Dr. Zeb Hogan travels to midwestern United States in search of the paddlefish.
  • Monster Fish: Himalayan Terror
    Aquatic ecologist Dr Zeb Hogan is on a mission at the Himalayas to investigate disturbing reports of a mammoth catfish called Goonch.
  • Monster Fish: Mekong Mystery
    Zeb Hogan travels to Khone Falls in Laos looking for the ultimate fish superhighway to raise the importance of fisheries there.
  • Monster Fish: Kamchatka Salmon
  • Monster Fish: Oz Predator
  • Monster Fish: King of The Outback
    Fish biologist Dr. Zeb Hogan comes face to face with five giant predators in the Australian outback and see how they survive local harsh climate.
  • Monster Fish: Kamchatka Catch (aka Kamchatka Salmon)
    Dr. Zeb Hogan travels to Kamchatka, Russia's Far East, to explore the Salmon species and its habits.
  • Monster Fish: Oz Predator (aka King Of The Outback)
    Fish biologist Dr. Zeb Hogan comes face to face with five giant predators in the Australian outback and see how they survive local harsh climate.
  • Monster Fish: Murray Cod
  • Monster Fish: King Of The Outback (aka Oz Predator)
    Fish biologist Dr. Zeb Hogan comes face to face with five giant predators in the Australian outback to find out how they survive the harsh climate.
  • Monster Fish: Danger Down Under (aka Murray Cod)
    Dr. Zeb Hogan discovers why the aquatic Australian icon, the Murray Cod, has disappeared from its namesake waterway, the Murray River.
  • Monster Fish: Giant Eels
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  • Monster Fish: Vampire Fish
    Zeb is in search of one of the freakiest fish in the world.
  • Monster Fish: 400 Lb Super Stinger
    Zeb Hogan wants to find the last monster ray which got a surprising sting in its tail and isn't come to the surface without a fight.
  • Monster Fish: Giant Killer Catfish
    Join Zeb as he heads to the ancient French town of Albi in search of Europe's largest freshwater predator, the wels catfish.
  • Monster Fish: Shark Eating Goliath
    Equipped with the latest scientific knowledge and marine technology, Zeb finally hooks a 300lb, seven-foot monster-sized grouper.
  • Monster Fish: Red, White And Huge!
    Zeb is on a mission to find the fascinating, but little-known freshwater monsters so we can learn more about them.
    Next Showing:  
    Tuesday 27 September 2016 at 21:00 - Nat Geo HD
    Repeats:  
    Wednesday 28 September 2016 at 01:00 - Nat Geo HD

    Wednesday 28 September 2016 at 05:10 - Nat Geo HD
  • Monster Fish: Thai-Tanic Titans
    Zeb travels across Thiland, teaming up with experts and applying local techniques to hunt down the biggest and baddest monster fish on the planet.
    Next Showing:  
    Tuesday 4 October 2016 at 21:00 - Nat Geo HD
    Repeats:  
    Wednesday 5 October 2016 at 01:00 - Nat Geo HD

    Wednesday 5 October 2016 at 05:10 - Nat Geo HD
  • Monster Fish: The Monsters of Oz
    Zeb teams up with local experts to catch the strange and seriously deadly river goliaths in the land of Oz. Who will come out on top-- and alive?
    Next Showing:  
    Tuesday 11 October 2016 at 21:00 - Nat Geo HD
    Repeats:  
    Wednesday 12 October 2016 at 01:00 - Nat Geo HD

    Wednesday 12 October 2016 at 05:10 - Nat Geo HD
  • Monster Fish: Colossal Catches
    Zeb's counting down his top ten biggest, toughest and most astonishing catches of all time.
    Next Showing:  
    Tuesday 18 October 2016 at 21:00 - Nat Geo HD
    Repeats:  
    Wednesday 19 October 2016 at 01:00 - Nat Geo HD

    Wednesday 19 October 2016 at 05:10 - Nat Geo HD
  • Monster Fish: Freaks of Nature
    Zeb is on a mission to find some of the world's most bizarre freshwater beasts. Prepare to get weird with some seriously strange monster fish.
    Next Showing:  
    Tuesday 25 October 2016 at 21:00 - Nat Geo HD
    Repeats:  
    Wednesday 26 October 2016 at 01:00 - Nat Geo HD

    Wednesday 26 October 2016 at 05:10 - Nat Geo HD
  • Monster Fish: World Class Giants
    Zeb Hogan will go just about anywhere to find rare and exotic fish species, and this time he's going intercontinental.
    Next Showing:  
    Tuesday 27 September 2016 at 21:00 - National Geographic Channel
    Repeats:  
    Wednesday 28 September 2016 at 01:00 - National Geographic Channel

    Wednesday 28 September 2016 at 05:10 - National Geographic Channel
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