The Chinese Paddlefish Goes Extinct – Humans Blamed

January 22, 2020
Article by Plant Based News

Before extinction, the fish could be found in China’s Yangtze River (Photo: Adobe. Do not use without permission)

The Chinese paddlefish – one of the world’s largest river fish – has gone extinct, according to a new paper published in the Science of the Total Environment.

The decline of the fish, which can grow up to seven meters in length, and which has a sword-like snout, has been put down to human activities.

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