A rare breed of fish has been found in a previously unknown stream, which runs into the Ma River in Cam Thuy District, Thanh Hoa Province.
|The rare fish are found in Thanh Hoa Province’s Cam Thuy District|
The stream has hundreds of the fish, each weighing four to five kilograms.
The fish has a body like carp, which is round and fat in the middle and has pink lips. Its scales are like carp, its back has a dark color and its fin and tail has red dots.
Muong ethnic people in Cam Lien Commune, who found the fish, have named the breed “phốôc.”
Local people consider it a natural treasure so they have protected it and helped the fish grow.
A similar breed of fish was discovered a few years ago in another stream in Cam Thuy District.