Moment huge catfish dubbed the 'Loch Ness of La Seine' is pulled from the water ...

River monster! Moment huge catfish dubbed the 'Loch Ness of La Seine' by watching crowds is pulled from the water in Paris city centre Lina Lovisa Nilsson captured the video below Musée du Louvre on Wednesday Footage shows a man fishing creature out of water as crowds gather around him Huge catfish, dubbed an 'ancient dinosaur', released back into river afterwards Ms Lovisa Nilsson said fish was perhaps 'one of largest ever caught in city centre'

By Katie Weston For Mailonline

Published: 09:59 GMT, 22 January 2021 | Updated: 09:59 GMT, 22 January 2021

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This is the incredible moment a huge catfish dubbed the 'Loch Ness of La Seine' is pulled from the water in Paris city centre.

Footage shows a man fishing the creature out of the water before laying it on the riverside as crowds gather around him to take a peek.  

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Lina Lovisa Nilsson, who lives nearby, captured the clip on her mobile phone below the Musée du Louvre in France's capital city on Wednesday. 

The massive catfish, which was nicknamed an 'ancient dinosaur' and 'monster', was released back into the river afterwards.

Footage shows a man fishing the huge catfish out of the water below the Musée du Louvre on Wednesday before laying it on the riverside as crowds gather around him to take a peek

Footage shows a man fishing the huge catfish out of the water below the Musée du Louvre on Wednesday before laying it on the riverside as crowds gather around him to take a peek

In the video, onlookers can be heard gasping in astonishment while one says 'what a beast' as the fish is pulled from the water.

Ms Lovisa Nilsson told MailOnline: 'I have never

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