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order scientific name common name record weight (metric) record weight (anglo-american-system) water country picture
skates and rays Potamotrygon brachyura Short-tailed River Stingray 300,00 kg 661 lb 6 oz Parana River system Brazil 2772_Mark Jones_Short-tailed River Stingray_Potamotrygon brachyura.jpg
catfishes over 50 kg Brachyplatystoma filamentosum Kumakuma + 200,00 kg + 441 lb Orinoco River system , Amazon River system Brazil 1619_Piraiba_Brachyplatystoma filamentosum.jpg
catfishes over 50 kg Zungaro jahu Manguruyu 178,00 kg 392 lb 7 oz Rio Paraguay Brazil 1597_Manguruyu_Zungaro jahu.jpg
bony tongues Arapaima gigas Pirarucu 177,00 kg 390 lb 4 oz Lake Santo Antonio Brazil 2634_Carlos Leopoldo Lima de Oliveira_Pirarucu_Arapaima gigas.jpg
catfishes over 50 kg Brachyplatystoma juruense Zebra Catfish + 100,00 kg + 221 lb Orinoco River system , Amazon River system Brazil 1692_IGFA_Zebra Catfish_Brachyplatystoma juruense.jpg
catfishes over 50 kg Brachyplatystoma rousseauxii Gilded Catfish ~ 100,00 kg ~ 221 lb Orinoco River system , Amazon River system Brazil 1714_Planet Catfish_Gilded Catfish_Brachyplatystoma rousseauxii.jpg
catfishes over 50 kg Zungaro zungaro Jau 90,00 kg 198 lb 7 oz Amazon River system , Orinoco River system Brazil 1726_Acute Angling_Jau_Zungaro zungaro.jpg
catfishes over 50 kg Phractocephalus hemioliopterus Pirarara 80,00 kg 176 lb 6 oz Rio Madeira Brazil 1737_Redtail Catfish_Phractocephalus hemioliopterus.jpg
skates and rays Paratrygon aiereba Discus Ray 53,00 kg 116 lb 14 oz Rio Negro Brazil 2776_catfishsutton.com_Discus Ray_Paratrygon aiereba.jpg
catfishes over 50 kg Luciopimelodus pati Pati 50,00 kg 110 lb 4 oz Parana River system Brazil 1950_Argentina Fishing Adventures_Pati_Luciopimelodus pati.jpg
catfishes over 50 kg Sorubimichthys planiceps Firewood Catfish + 50,00 kg + 110 lb Amazon River system , Orinoco River system Brazil 1809_Firewood Catfish_Sorubimichthys planiceps.jpg
characins Colossoma macropomum Black Pacu 50,00 kg 110 lb 4 oz Amazon River Brazil 1424_Otorongo Expeditions_Black Pacu_Colossoma macropomum.JPG
catfishes over 50 kg Sciades parkeri Gillbacker Sea Catfish 50,00 kg 110 lb 4 oz Essequibo River estuary , Amazon Delta Brazil 1841_Maria da Glória Trindade_Gillbacker Sea Catfish_Sciades parkeri.jpg
skates and rays Potamotrygon ocellata Red-blotched River Stingray 43,50 kg 95 lb 14 oz Rio Tocantins Brazil 2875_Mark Jones_Red-blotched River Stingray_Potamotrygon ocellata.jpg
lungfishes Lepidosiren paradoxa South American Lungfish ~ 40,00 kg ~ 88 lb Parana River system , Amazon River system Brazil 2727_South American Lungfish_Lepidosiren paradoxa.jpg
catfishes over 10 kg Pseudoplatystoma tigrinum Tiger Sorubim 40,00 kg 88 lb 3 oz Orinoco River system , Amazon River system Brazil 1877_Nelson Lage_Tiger Sorubim_Pseudoplatystoma tigrinum.jpg
characins Salminus franciscanus Brazilian Dorado 38,60 kg 85 lb 2 oz Rio Sambura Brazil 1434_Mark Jones_Brazilian Dorado_Salminus franciscanus.jpg
skates and rays Potamotrygon motoro South American Freshwater Stingray + 35,00 kg + 77 lb Parana River system Brazil 2782_Argentina Fishing Adventures_Ocellate River Stingray_Potamotrygon motoro.jpg
skates and rays Potamotrygon hystrix Porcupine River Stingray + 35,00 kg + 77 lb Parana River system Brazil 2786_Argentina Fishing Adventures_Porcupine River Stingray_Potamotrygon hystrix.jpg
characins Hydrolycus scomberoides Payara 30,00 kg 66 lb 2 oz Amazon River system , Orinoco River system Brazil 1445_Payara_Hydrolycus scomberoides.jpg
catfishes over 10 kg Pinirampus pirinampu Flatwhiskered Catfish ~ 30,00 kg ~ 66 lb Orinoco River system , Parana River system , Amazon River system Brazil 1927_Argentine Angling Adventures_Flatwhiskered Catfish_Pinirampus pirinampu.jpg
catfishes over 10 kg Sciades couma Couma Sea Catfish 30,00 kg 66 lb 2 oz Magdalena Delta , Orinoco Delta , Amazon Delta , Essequibo River estuary Brazil 1909_Couma Sea Catfish_Sciades couma.jpg
characins Piaractus brachypomus Pacu 25,00 kg 55 lb 2 oz Amazon River system , Orinoco River system Brazil 1459_Fishing Adventures Thailand_Pirapitinga_Piaractus brachypomus.jpg
catfishes over 10 kg Oxydoras niger Ripsaw Catfish 25,00 kg 55 lb 2 oz Amazon River system , Orinoco River system , São Francisco River system Brazil 1944_Ripsaw Catfish_Oxydoras niger.jpg
skates and rays Heliotrygon rosai Rosa’s Round Ray ~ 25,00 kg ~ 55 lb Amazon River system Brazil 2879_Nathan Lovejoy_Rosas Round Ray_Heliotrygon rosai.jpg
characins Hoplias macrophthalmus Giant Trahira + 22,50 kg + 50 lb Amazon River system Brazil 1465_IGFA_Giant Trahira_Hoplias macrophthalmus.jpg
catfishes over 10 kg Lithodoras dorsalis Rock-Bacu 21,00 kg 46 lb 5 oz Rio Parana do Cambixe Brazil 2031_Rock-Bacu_Lithodoras dorsalis.jpg
catfishes over 10 kg Pseudoplatystoma reticulatum Reticulated Shovelnose ~ 20,50 kg ~ 45 lb Rio Camaiú Brazil 3101_Johnny Jensen_Reticulated Shovelnose_Pseudoplatystoma reticulatum.jpg
characins Hoplias lacerdae Trairacu 20,00 kg 44 lb 1 oz Parana River system Brazil 1471_Eduardo Godin_Trairacu_Hoplias lacerdae.jpg
skates and rays Potamotrygon leopoldi White-blotched River Stingray ~ 20,00 kg ~ 44 lb Rio Araguaia Brazil 2790_White-blotched River Stingray_Potamotrygon leopoldi.jpg
characins Piaractus mesopotamicus Pacu 20,00 kg 44 lb 1 oz Parana River system Brazil 1477_Pacu_Piaractus mesopotamicus.jpg
knifefishes Electrophorus electricus Electric Eel + 20,00 kg + 44 lb Amazon River system Brazil 3291_aquariumphoto.dk_Electric Eel_Electrophorus electricus.jpg
perch-likes over 10 kg Cichla temensis Speckled Peacock 20,00 kg 44 lb 1 oz Rio Negro , Rio Orinoco Brazil 2361_Speckled Peacock_Cichla temensis.jpg
skates and rays Potamotrygon limai Lima's River Stingray ~ 20,00 kg ~ 44 lb Madeira River system Brazil 3189_João Paulo C.B. da Silva_Potamotrygon limai.jpg
skates and rays Potamotrygon henlei Bigtooth River Stingray ~ 20,00 kg ~ 44 lb Rio Tocantins Brazil 2867_Mark Jones_Bigtooth River Stingray_Potamotrygon henlei.jpg
catfishes over 10 kg Brachyplatystoma vaillantii Laulao Catfish 20,00 kg 44 lb 1 oz Amazon River system , Orinoco River system Brazil 1981_Laulao Catfish_Brachyplatystoma vaillantii.jpg
skates and rays Potamotrygon scobina Raspy River Stingray 15,00 kg 33 lb 1 oz Amazon River system , Rio Tocantins Brazil 2800_Cecile S. Gama_Raspy River Stingray_Potamotrygon scobina.jpg
catfishes over 10 kg Leiarius marmoratus Jundia 13,01 kg 28 lb 11 oz Rio Travessao Brazil 2043_Acute Angling_Jundia_Leiarius marmoratus.jpg
perch-likes over 10 kg Cichla pinima Pinima Peacock 11,09 kg 24 lb 7 oz Castanhão Reservoir Brazil 3020_Pinima Peacock_Cichla pinima.jpg
characins Leporinus obtusidens Piapara 10,50 kg 23 lb 2 oz Santa Catarina state Brazil 1536_Piapara_Leporinus obtusidens.jpg
catfishes over 10 kg Brachyplatystoma platynemum Slobbering Catfish 10,35 kg 22 lb 13 oz Amazon River Brazil 2017_Slobbering Catfish_Brachyplatystoma platynemum.jpg
skates and rays Potamotrygon falkneri Largespot River Stingray ~ 10,00 kg ~ 22 lb Parana River system , Amazon River system Brazil 2836_Argentina Fishing Adventures_Largespot River Stingray_Potamotrygon falkneri.jpg
skates and rays Potamotrygon constellata Thorny River Stingray ~ 10,00 kg ~ 22 lb Rio Araguaia Brazil 2812_Mark Jones_Thorny River Stingray_Potamotrygon constellata.jpg
perch-likes up 10 kg Gobiomorus dormitor Bigmouth Sleeper ~ 10,00 kg ~ 22 lb unknown Brazil 2458_Jose Manuel Lopez Pinto_Bigmouth Sleeper_Gobiomorus dormitor.jpg
perch-likes up 10 kg Cichla orinocensis Orinoco Peacock 10,00 kg 22 lb 1 oz Rio Negro , Rio Orinoco Brazil 2999_FishQuest_Orinoco Peacock_Cichla orinocensis.jpg
catfishes up 10 kg Acanthicus adonis Pearl Devil Pleco ~ 10,00 kg ~ 22 lb Amazon River system Brazil 2083_Pearl Devil Pleco_Acanthicus adonis.jpg
catfishes up 10 kg Pterodoras granulosus Granulated Catfish ~ 10,00 kg ~ 22 lb unknown Brazil 2121_Granulated Catfish_Pterodoras granulosus.jpg
characins Brycon orbignyanus Pirapitá 10,00 kg 22 lb 1 oz Parana River system Brazil 1499_Pirapitá_Brycon orbignyanus.jpg
bony tongues Osteoglossum bicirrhosum Aruana + 9,00 kg + 20 lb Amazon River system Brazil 2691_Arawana_Osteoglossum bicirrhosum.jpg
catfishes up 10 kg Oxydoras kneri Kner's Thorny Catfish 9,00 kg 19 lb 13 oz Parana River system Brazil 2131_Kner's Thorny Catfish_Oxydoras kneri.jpg
characins Boulengerella cuvieri Bicuda 9,00 kg 19 lb 13 oz Rio Travessao Brazil 1516_Ms. Megan Harvey_Bicuda_Boulengerella cuvieri.jpg
knifefishes Sternopygus macrurus Longtail Knifefish ~ 9,00 kg ~ 20 lb unknown Brazil 2752_Juan Guillermo Ospina Pabon_Longtail Knifefish_Sternopygus macrurus.jpg
perch-likes up 10 kg Cichla monoculus Popoca Peacock 9,00 kg 19 lb 13 oz Amazon River system Brazil 2476_IGFA_Popoca Peacock_Cichla monoculus.jpg
perch-likes up 10 kg Cichla thyrorus Thyrorus Peacock 8,62 kg 19 lb 0 oz Rio Trombetas Brazil 3248_Thyrorus Peacock_Cichla thyrorus.jpg
catfishes up 10 kg Platynematichthys notatus Coroata 7,25 kg 16 lb 0 oz Dos Reis Lake Brazil 2103_IGFA_Coroata_Platynematichthys notatus.jpg
perch-likes up 10 kg Plagioscion squamosissimus South American Silver Croaker ~ 7,00 kg ~ 15 lb Amazon River system , rivers of Guianas , Orinoco River system , Parana River system , São Francisco River system Brazil 2962_South American Silver Croaker_Plagioscion squamosissimus.jpg
knifefishes Rhamphichthys rostratus Longnose Knifefish ~ 7,00 kg ~ 15 lb unknown Brazil 2756_William Fink_Longnose Knifefish_Rhamphichthys rostratus.jpg
bony tongues Osteoglossum ferreirai Black Arawana ~ 7,00 kg ~ 15 lb Negro River system Brazil 2709_Black Arawana_Osteoglossum ferreirai.jpg
perch-likes up 10 kg Cichla vazzoleri Vazzoleri Peacock 6,35 kg 14 lb 0 oz Rio Trombetas , Rio Uatumã Brazil 3254_Vazzoleri Peacock_Cichla vazzoleri.jpg
perch-likes up 10 kg Cichla mirianae Mirianae Peacock 6,12 kg 13 lb 8 oz Rio Tapajós Brazil 3089_Mirianae Peacock_Cichla mirianae.jpg
herrings Pellona flavipinnis Yellowfin River Pellona ~ 6,00 kg ~ 13 lb Amazon River system , Orinoco River system , Parana River system Brazil 242_Yellowfin River Pellona_Pellona flavipinnis.jpg
catfishes up 10 kg Pseudacanthicus histrix ? ~ 6,00 kg ~ 13 lb Amazon River system Brazil 2167_Pseudacanthicus histrix.jpg
characins Brycon falcatus Matrinchã 6,00 kg 13 lb 4 oz Rio do Sangue Brazil 1549_Matrinchã_Brycon falcatus.jpg
characins Pygocentrus piraya San Francisco Piranha 5,90 kg 13 lb 0 oz São Francisco River system Brazil 1570_San Francisco Piranha_Pygocentrus piraya.jpg
catfishes up 10 kg Panaque nigrolineatus Royal Panaque 5,00 kg 11 lb 0 oz Amazon River system Brazil 2203_Benjamin Lee_Royal Panaque_Panaque nigrolineatus.jpg
catfishes up 10 kg Lophiosilurus alexandri Broadmouth Catfish 5,00 kg 11 lb 0 oz São Francisco River system Brazil 2193_Broadmouth Catfish_Lophiosilurus alexandri.jpg
catfishes up 10 kg Rhamdia quelen South American Catfish 4,53 kg 10 lb 0 oz Rio Teles Pires Brazil 2199_South American Catfish_Rhamdia quelen.jpg