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order scientific name common name record weight in kg record weight in lb water country picture
skates and rays Potamotrygon brachyura Short-tailed River Stingray 300,00 661.39 Parana River system Brazil 2772_Mark Jones_Short-tailed River Stingray_Potamotrygon brachyura.jpg
catfishes over 50 kg Brachyplatystoma filamentosum Piraiba 200,00 440.92 Amazon River system, Orinoco River system Brazil 2898_Piraiba_Brachyplatystoma filamentosum.jpg
catfishes over 50 kg Zungaro jahu Manguruyu 178,00 392.42 Rio Paraguay Brazil 1597_Manguruyu_Zungaro jahu.jpg
bony tongues Arapaima gigas Arapaima 177,00 390.22 Lake Santo Antonio Brazil 2991_Jules Fernandez_Pirarucu_Arapaima gigas.jpg
catfishes over 50 kg Brachyplatystoma juruense Zebra Catfish 100,00 220.46 Amazon River system, Orinoco River system Brazil 3334_Brachyplatystoma_juruense_Zebra_Catfish0.jpeg
catfishes over 50 kg Brachyplatystoma rousseauxii Gilded Catfish 100,00 220.46 Amazon River system, Orinoco River system Brazil 1714_Planet Catfish_Gilded Catfish_Brachyplatystoma rousseauxii.jpg
catfishes over 50 kg Zungaro zungaro Jau 90,00 198.42 Orinoco River system, Amazon River system Brazil 3316_Zungaro_zungaro_Jau0.jpeg
catfishes over 50 kg Phractocephalus hemioliopterus Pirarara 80,00 176.37 Rio Madeira Brazil 2925_Mark Jones_Redtail Catfish_Phractocephalus hemioliopterus.jpg
skates and rays Paratrygon aiereba Discus Ray 53,00 116.84 Rio Negro Brazil 3234_Jeremy Wade_Discus Ray_Paratrygon aiereba.jpg
catfishes over 50 kg Sciades parkeri Gillbacker Sea Catfish 50,00 110.23 Essequibo River estuary, Amazon Delta Brazil 1841_Maria da Glória Trindade_Gillbacker Sea Catfish_Sciades parkeri.jpg
catfishes over 50 kg Luciopimelodus pati Pati 50,00 110.23 Parana River system Brazil 1950_Argentina Fishing Adventures_Pati_Luciopimelodus pati.jpg
catfishes over 50 kg Sorubimichthys planiceps Firewood Catfish 50,00 110.23 Amazon River system, Orinoco River system Brazil 1809_Firewood Catfish_Sorubimichthys planiceps.jpg
characins Colossoma macropomum Black Pacu 50,00 110.23 Amazon River Brazil 3090_Gustavo Rojas Berroca_Black Pacu_Colossoma macropomum.jpg
skates and rays Potamotrygon ocellata Red-blotched River Stingray 43,50 95.90 Rio Tocantins Brazil 2875_Mark Jones_Red-blotched River Stingray_Potamotrygon ocellata.jpg
lungfishes Lepidosiren paradoxa South American Lungfish 40,00 88.18 Amazon River system, Parana River system Brazil 2727_South American Lungfish_Lepidosiren paradoxa.jpg
skates and rays Potamotrygon leopoldi White-blotched River Stingray 40,00 88.18 Rio Xingu Brazil 2790_White-blotched River Stingray_Potamotrygon leopoldi.jpg
catfishes 10-50 kg Pseudoplatystoma tigrinum Tiger Sorubim 40,00 88.18 Orinoco River system, Amazon River system Brazil 1877_Nelson Lage_Tiger Sorubim_Pseudoplatystoma tigrinum.jpg
characins Salminus franciscanus Brazilian Dorado 38,60 85.10 Rio Sambura Brazil 1434_Mark Jones_Brazilian Dorado_Salminus franciscanus.jpg
skates and rays Potamotrygon motoro Ocellate River Stingray 35,00 77.16 Parana River system Brazil 2782_Argentina Fishing Adventures_Ocellate River Stingray_Potamotrygon motoro.jpg
skates and rays Potamotrygon hystrix Porcupine River Stingray 35,00 77.16 Parana River system Brazil 2786_Argentina Fishing Adventures_Porcupine River Stingray_Potamotrygon hystrix.jpg
catfishes 10-50 kg Sciades couma Couma Sea Catfish 30,00 66.14 Magdalena Delta, Orinoco Delta, Amazon Delta, Essequibo River estuary Brazil 3417_Sciades_couma_Couma_Sea_Catfish0.jpeg
characins Hydrolycus scomberoides Payara 30,00 66.14 Orinoco River system, Amazon River system Brazil 1445_Payara_Hydrolycus scomberoides.jpg
catfishes 10-50 kg Pinirampus pirinampu Flatwhiskered Catfish 30,00 66.14 Orinoco River system, Parana River system, Amazon River system Brazil 1927_Argentine Angling Adventures_Flatwhiskered Catfish_Pinirampus pirinampu.jpg
characins Piaractus brachypomus Pacu 25,00 55.12 Orinoco River system, Amazon River system Brazil 1459_Fishing Adventures Thailand_Pirapitinga_Piaractus brachypomus.jpg
catfishes 10-50 kg Oxydoras niger Ripsaw Catfish 25,00 55.12 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 55.12 Amazon River system Brazil 2879_Nathan Lovejoy_Rosas Round Ray_Heliotrygon rosai.jpg
catfishes 10-50 kg Lithodoras dorsalis Rock-Bacu 21,00 46.30 Rio Parana do Cambixe Brazil 3413_Lithodoras_dorsalis_Rock-Bacu0.jpeg
catfishes 10-50 kg Pseudoplatystoma reticulatum Reticulated Shovelnose 20,50 45.19 Rio Camaiú Brazil 3101_Johnny Jensen_Reticulated Shovelnose_Pseudoplatystoma reticulatum.jpg
skates and rays Potamotrygon henlei Bigtooth River Stingray 20,00 44.09 Rio Tocantins Brazil 2867_Mark Jones_Bigtooth River Stingray_Potamotrygon henlei.jpg
Perciformes over 10 kg Cichla temensis Speckled Peacock 20,00 44.09 Rio Orinoco, Rio Negro Brazil 3320_Cichla_temensis_Speckled_Peacock0.jpeg
characins Hoplias lacerdae Trairacu 20,00 44.09 Parana River system Brazil 1471_Eduardo Godin_Trairacu_Hoplias lacerdae.jpg
knifefishes Electrophorus voltai Electric Eel 20,00 44.09 Camaiú River Brazil 3557_Electrophorus_voltai_Electric_Eel0.jpeg
characins Piaractus mesopotamicus Pacu 20,00 44.09 Parana River system Brazil 1477_Pacu_Piaractus mesopotamicus.jpg
catfishes 10-50 kg Brachyplatystoma vaillantii Laulao Catfish 20,00 44.09 Amazon River system, Orinoco River system Brazil 1981_Laulao Catfish_Brachyplatystoma vaillantii.jpg
knifefishes Electrophorus varii Electric Eel 20,00 44.09 Amazon River system Brazil 3553_Electrophorus_varii_Electric_Eel0.jpeg
skates and rays Potamotrygon limai Lima's River Stingray 20,00 44.09 Madeira River system Brazil 3189_João Paulo C.B. da Silva_Potamotrygon limai.jpg
skates and rays Potamotrygon scobina Raspy River Stingray 15,00 33.07 Amazon River system, Rio Tocantins Brazil 3451_Potamotrygon_scobina_Raspy_River_Stingray0.jpeg
catfishes 10-50 kg Leiarius marmoratus Jundia 13,01 28.68 Rio Travessao Brazil 2043_Acute Angling_Jundia_Leiarius marmoratus.jpg
Perciformes over 10 kg Cichla pinima Pinima Peacock 11,09 24.45 Castanhão Reservoir Brazil 3020_Pinima Peacock_Cichla pinima.jpg
characins Megaleporinus obtusidens Piapara 10,50 23.15 Santa Catarina state Brazil 1536_Piapara_Leporinus obtusidens.jpg
catfishes 10-50 kg Brachyplatystoma platynemum Slobbering Catfish 10,35 22.82 Amazon River Brazil 2017_Slobbering Catfish_Brachyplatystoma platynemum.jpg
skates and rays Potamotrygon falkneri Largespot River Stingray 10,00 22.05 Amazon River system, Parana River system Brazil 2836_Argentina Fishing Adventures_Largespot River Stingray_Potamotrygon falkneri.jpg
skates and rays Potamotrygon constellata Thorny River Stingray 10,00 22.05 Rio Araguaia Brazil 2812_Mark Jones_Thorny River Stingray_Potamotrygon constellata.jpg
catfishes up 10 kg Pterodoras granulosus Granulated Catfish 10,00 22.05 unknown Brazil 3323_Pterodoras_granulosus_Granulated_Catfish0.jpeg
catfishes up 10 kg Acanthicus adonis Pearl Devil Pleco 10,00 22.05 Amazon River system Brazil 2083_Pearl Devil Pleco_Acanthicus adonis.jpg
Perciformes up 10 kg Gobiomorus dormitor Bigmouth Sleeper 10,00 22.05 unknown Brazil 2458_Jose Manuel Lopez Pinto_Bigmouth Sleeper_Gobiomorus dormitor.jpg
Perciformes up 10 kg Cichla orinocensis Orinoco Peacock 10,00 22.05 Rio Negro, Rio Orinoco Brazil 2999_FishQuest_Orinoco Peacock_Cichla orinocensis.jpg
characins Brycon orbignyanus Pirapitá 10,00 22.05 Parana River system Brazil 1499_Pirapitá_Brycon orbignyanus.jpg
knifefishes Sternopygus macrurus Longtail Knifefish 9,00 19.84 unknown Brazil 2752_Juan Guillermo Ospina Pabon_Longtail Knifefish_Sternopygus macrurus.jpg
Perciformes up 10 kg Cichla monoculus Popoca Peacock 9,00 19.84 Amazon River system Brazil 2476_IGFA_Popoca Peacock_Cichla monoculus.jpg
characins Boulengerella cuvieri Bicuda 9,00 19.84 Rio Travessao Brazil 1516_Ms. Megan Harvey_Bicuda_Boulengerella cuvieri.jpg
bony tongues Osteoglossum bicirrhosum Aruana 9,00 19.84 Amazon River system Brazil 2691_Arawana_Osteoglossum bicirrhosum.jpg
catfishes up 10 kg Oxydoras kneri Kner's Thorny Catfish 9,00 19.84 Parana River system Brazil 2131_Kner's Thorny Catfish_Oxydoras kneri.jpg
Perciformes up 10 kg Cichla thyrorus Thyrorus Peacock 8,62 19.00 Rio Trombetas Brazil 3248_Thyrorus Peacock_Cichla thyrorus.jpg
Perciformes up 10 kg Cichla vazzoleri Vazzoleri Peacock 7,71 17.00 Rio Paratucu Brazil 3322_Cichla_vazzoleri_Vazzoleri_Peacock0.jpeg
catfishes up 10 kg Platynematichthys notatus Coroata 7,25 15.98 Dos Reis Lake Brazil 3332_Platynematichthys_notatus_Coroata0.jpeg
Perciformes up 10 kg Plagioscion squamosissimus South American Silver Croaker 7,00 15.43 São Francisco River system, rivers of Guianas, Amazon River system, Orinoco River system, Parana River system Brazil 2962_South American Silver Croaker_Plagioscion squamosissimus.jpg
knifefishes Rhamphichthys rostratus Longnose Knifefish 7,00 15.43 unknown Brazil 3443_Rhamphichthys_rostratus_Longnose_Knifefish0.jpeg
bony tongues Osteoglossum ferreirai Black Arawana 7,00 15.43 Negro River system Brazil 2709_Black Arawana_Osteoglossum ferreirai.jpg
Perciformes up 10 kg Cichla mirianae Mirianae Peacock 6,12 13.49 Rio Tapajós Brazil 3089_Mirianae Peacock_Cichla mirianae.jpg
catfishes up 10 kg Pseudacanthicus histrix ? 6,00 13.23 Amazon River system Brazil 2167_Pseudacanthicus histrix.jpg
characins Brycon falcatus Matrinchã 6,00 13.23 Rio do Sangue Brazil 1549_Matrinchã_Brycon falcatus.jpg
herrings Pellona flavipinnis Yellowfin River Pellona 6,00 13.23 Amazon River system, Orinoco River system, Parana River system Brazil 242_Yellowfin River Pellona_Pellona flavipinnis.jpg
characins Pygocentrus piraya San Francisco Piranha 5,90 13.01 São Francisco River system Brazil 1570_San Francisco Piranha_Pygocentrus piraya.jpg
catfishes up 10 kg Panaque nigrolineatus Royal Panaque 5,00 11.02 Orinoco River system, Amazon River system Brazil 2203_Benjamin Lee_Royal Panaque_Panaque nigrolineatus.jpg
catfishes up 10 kg Lophiosilurus alexandri Broadmouth Catfish 5,00 11.02 São Francisco River system Brazil 2193_Broadmouth Catfish_Lophiosilurus alexandri.jpg
Perciformes up 10 kg Cichla piquiti Piquiti Peacock 4,99 11.00 Peixe Angical reservoir Brazil 3321_Cichla_piquiti_Piquiti_Peacock0.jpeg
catfishes up 10 kg Rhamdia quelen South American Catfish 4,53 9.99 Rio Teles Pires Brazil 2199_South American Catfish_Rhamdia quelen.jpg
characins Serrasalmus rhombeus Black Piranha 3,83 8.44 Rio Jatapu Brazil 3520_Serrasalmus_rhombeus_Black_Piranha0.jpeg
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