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order scientific name common name record weight (metric) record weight (anglo-american-system) water country picture
catfishes over 50 kg Brachyplatystoma filamentosum Piraiba + 200,00 kg + 441 lb Amazon River system , Orinoco River system Venezuela 1619_Piraiba_Brachyplatystoma filamentosum.jpg
skates and rays Paratrygon aiereba Discus Ray 113,50 kg 250 lb 4 oz Rio Apure Venezuela 2776_catfishsutton.com_Discus Ray_Paratrygon aiereba.jpg
catfishes over 50 kg Brachyplatystoma juruense Zebra Catfish + 100,00 kg + 221 lb Amazon River system , Orinoco River system Venezuela 1692_IGFA_Zebra Catfish_Brachyplatystoma juruense.jpg
catfishes over 50 kg Brachyplatystoma rousseauxii Gilded Catfish ~ 100,00 kg ~ 221 lb Amazon River system , Orinoco River system Venezuela 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 Venezuela 1726_Acute Angling_Jau_Zungaro zungaro.jpg
catfishes over 50 kg Sciades parkeri Gillbacker Sea Catfish 50,00 kg 110 lb 4 oz Amazon Delta , Essequibo River estuary Venezuela 1841_Maria da Glória Trindade_Gillbacker Sea Catfish_Sciades parkeri.jpg
catfishes over 50 kg Sorubimichthys planiceps Firewood Catfish + 50,00 kg + 110 lb Amazon River system , Orinoco River system Venezuela 1809_Firewood Catfish_Sorubimichthys planiceps.jpg
characins Hoplias aimara Aymara 40,00 kg 88 lb 3 oz unknown Venezuela 1430_Guyane Amazonie Peche_Aymara_Hoplias aimara.jpg
catfishes over 10 kg Pseudoplatystoma tigrinum Tiger Sorubim 40,00 kg 88 lb 3 oz Amazon River system , Orinoco River system Venezuela 1877_Nelson Lage_Tiger Sorubim_Pseudoplatystoma tigrinum.jpg
catfishes over 10 kg Brachyplatystoma capapretum ? 32,66 kg 72 lb 0 oz Rio Pasimoni Venezuela 1889_Brachyplatystoma capapretum.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 Venezuela 1909_Couma Sea Catfish_Sciades couma.jpg
catfishes over 10 kg Pinirampus pirinampu Flatwhiskered Catfish ~ 30,00 kg ~ 66 lb Parana River system , Amazon River system , Orinoco River system Venezuela 1927_Argentine Angling Adventures_Flatwhiskered Catfish_Pinirampus pirinampu.jpg
characins Hydrolycus scomberoides Payara 30,00 kg 66 lb 2 oz Amazon River system , Orinoco River system Venezuela 1445_Payara_Hydrolycus scomberoides.jpg
skates and rays Potamotrygon orbignyi Smooth Back River Stingray 26,50 kg 58 lb 7 oz Orinoco River system Venezuela 2796_Smooth Back River Stingray_Potamotrygon orbignyi.jpg
characins Piaractus brachypomus Pirapitinga 25,00 kg 55 lb 2 oz Orinoco River system , Amazon River system Venezuela 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 Venezuela 1944_Ripsaw Catfish_Oxydoras niger.jpg
catfishes over 10 kg Brachyplatystoma vaillantii Laulao Catfish 20,00 kg 44 lb 1 oz Amazon River system , Orinoco River system Venezuela 1981_Laulao Catfish_Brachyplatystoma vaillantii.jpg
perch-likes over 10 kg Cichla temensis Speckled Pavon 20,00 kg 44 lb 1 oz Rio Negro , Rio Orinoco Venezuela 2361_Speckled Peacock_Cichla temensis.jpg
catfishes over 10 kg Brachyplatystoma platynemum Slobbering Catfish + 15,00 kg + 33 lb Orinoco River system Venezuela 2017_Slobbering Catfish_Brachyplatystoma platynemum.jpg
skates and rays Potamotrygon schroederi Rosette River Stingray 15,00 kg 33 lb 1 oz Rio Pasiba Venezuela 2826_J. F. Helias_Rosette River Stingray_Potamotrygon schroederi.jpg
perch-likes up 10 kg Gobiomorus dormitor Bigmouth Sleeper ~ 10,00 kg ~ 22 lb unknown Venezuela 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 Venezuela 2999_FishQuest_Orinoco Peacock_Cichla orinocensis.jpg
catfishes up 10 kg Platynematichthys notatus Coroata ~ 10,00 kg ~ 22 lb Orinoco River system Venezuela 2103_IGFA_Coroata_Platynematichthys notatus.jpg
knifefishes Sternopygus macrurus Longtail Knifefish ~ 9,00 kg ~ 20 lb unknown Venezuela 2752_Juan Guillermo Ospina Pabon_Longtail Knifefish_Sternopygus macrurus.jpg
herrings Pellona castelnaeana Amazon Pellona 9,00 kg 19 lb 13 oz Rio Caura Venezuela 228_Amazon Pellona_Pellona castelnaeana.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 Venezuela 2962_South American Silver Croaker_Plagioscion squamosissimus.jpg
knifefishes Rhamphichthys rostratus Longnose Knifefish ~ 7,00 kg ~ 15 lb unknown Venezuela 2756_William Fink_Longnose Knifefish_Rhamphichthys rostratus.jpg
characins Brycon falcatus Matrinchã 6,80 kg 15 lb 0 oz Uraima Falls, Rio Paragua Venezuela 1549_Matrinchã_Brycon falcatus.jpg
herrings Pellona flavipinnis Yellowfin River Pellona ~ 6,00 kg ~ 13 lb Parana River system , Amazon River system , Orinoco River system Venezuela 242_Yellowfin River Pellona_Pellona flavipinnis.jpg
perch-likes up 10 kg Cichla ocellaris Butterfly Peacock 5,71 kg 12 lb 9 oz Rio Chiguao Venezuela 2506_Butterfly Peacock_Cichla ocellaris.jpg
perch-likes up 10 kg Cichla intermedia Blackstriped Peacock 5,50 kg 12 lb 2 oz Orinoco River system Venezuela 2546_Blackstriped Peacock_Cichla intermedia.jpg
catfishes up 10 kg Sorubim cuspicaudus Trans-Andean Shovelnose Catfish ~ 5,00 kg ~ 11 lb Sinu River , Lake Maracaibo , Magdalena River system Venezuela 2207_espaciodepesca.com_Trans-Andean Shovelnose Catfish_Sorubim cuspicaudus.jpg
catfishes up 10 kg Panaque nigrolineatus Royal Panaque 5,00 kg 11 lb 0 oz Amazon River system , Orinoco River system Venezuela 2203_Benjamin Lee_Royal Panaque_Panaque nigrolineatus.jpg
catfishes up 10 kg Batrochoglanis acanthochiroides Bumblebee Catfish ~ 5,00 kg ~ 11 lb Catatumbo River system Venezuela 2223_Bumblebee Catfish_Batrochoglanis acanthochiroides.jpg