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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 Kumakuma + 200,00 kg + 441 lb Amazon River system Venezuela , Brazil 1619_Piraiba_Brachyplatystoma filamentosum.jpg
bony tongues Arapaima gigas Pirarucu 154,00 kg 339 lb 8 oz Amazon River system Ecuador 2634_Carlos Leopoldo Lima de Oliveira_Pirarucu_Arapaima gigas.jpg
catfishes over 50 kg Brachyplatystoma rousseauxii Gilded Catfish ~ 100,00 kg ~ 221 lb Amazon River system Bolivia , Venezuela , Brazil , Colombia , Peru 1714_Planet Catfish_Gilded Catfish_Brachyplatystoma rousseauxii.jpg
catfishes over 50 kg Brachyplatystoma juruense Zebra Catfish + 100,00 kg + 221 lb Amazon River system Brazil , Peru , Venezuela 1692_IGFA_Zebra Catfish_Brachyplatystoma juruense.jpg
catfishes over 50 kg Zungaro zungaro Jau 90,00 kg 198 lb 7 oz Amazon River system Peru , Venezuela , Bolivia , Brazil , Colombia 1726_Acute Angling_Jau_Zungaro zungaro.jpg
catfishes over 50 kg Sorubimichthys planiceps Firewood Catfish + 50,00 kg + 110 lb Amazon River system Venezuela , Brazil , Peru 1809_Firewood Catfish_Sorubimichthys planiceps.jpg
lungfishes Lepidosiren paradoxa South American Lungfish ~ 40,00 kg ~ 88 lb Amazon River system Brazil , Colombia , Argentina , Paraguay , Bolivia , Peru 2727_South American Lungfish_Lepidosiren paradoxa.jpg
catfishes over 10 kg Pseudoplatystoma tigrinum Tiger Sorubim 40,00 kg 88 lb 3 oz Amazon River system Peru , Venezuela , Bolivia , Brazil , Colombia 1877_Nelson Lage_Tiger Sorubim_Pseudoplatystoma tigrinum.jpg
characins Hydrolycus scomberoides Payara 30,00 kg 66 lb 2 oz Amazon River system Peru , Venezuela , Brazil 1445_Payara_Hydrolycus scomberoides.jpg
catfishes over 10 kg Pinirampus pirinampu Flatwhiskered Catfish ~ 30,00 kg ~ 66 lb Amazon River system Colombia , Paraguay , Bolivia , Peru , Brazil , Venezuela 1927_Argentine Angling Adventures_Flatwhiskered Catfish_Pinirampus pirinampu.jpg
catfishes over 10 kg Oxydoras niger Ripsaw Catfish 25,00 kg 55 lb 2 oz Amazon River system Venezuela , Bolivia , Brazil , Colombia , Peru 1944_Ripsaw Catfish_Oxydoras niger.jpg
characins Piaractus brachypomus Pirapitinga 25,00 kg 55 lb 2 oz Amazon River system Venezuela , Brazil , Peru 1459_Fishing Adventures Thailand_Pirapitinga_Piaractus brachypomus.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
knifefishes Electrophorus electricus Electric Eel + 20,00 kg + 44 lb Amazon River system Brazil 3291_aquariumphoto.dk_Electric Eel_Electrophorus electricus.jpg
catfishes over 10 kg Brachyplatystoma vaillantii Laulao Catfish 20,00 kg 44 lb 1 oz Amazon River system Peru , Venezuela , Bolivia , Brazil , Colombia 1981_Laulao Catfish_Brachyplatystoma vaillantii.jpg
skates and rays Plesiotrygon iwamae Long-tailed River Stingray 19,50 kg 43 lb 0 oz Amazon River system Ecuador 2830_Hiroshi Senou_Long-tailed River Stingray_Plesiotrygon iwamae.jpg
skates and rays Potamotrygon constellata Thorny River Stingray 16,80 kg 37 lb 1 oz Amazon River system Ecuador 2812_Mark Jones_Thorny River Stingray_Potamotrygon constellata.jpg
skates and rays Potamotrygon scobina Raspy River Stingray 15,00 kg 33 lb 1 oz Amazon River system Brazil 2800_Cecile S. Gama_Raspy River Stingray_Potamotrygon scobina.jpg
skates and rays Potamotrygon falkneri Largespot River Stingray ~ 10,00 kg ~ 22 lb Amazon River system Argentina , Peru , Bolivia , Brazil , Paraguay 2836_Argentina Fishing Adventures_Largespot River Stingray_Potamotrygon falkneri.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
perch-likes up 10 kg Cichla monoculus Popoca Peacock 9,00 kg 19 lb 13 oz Amazon River system French Guiana , Peru , Brazil , Colombia 2476_IGFA_Popoca Peacock_Cichla monoculus.jpg
bony tongues Osteoglossum bicirrhosum Arawana + 9,00 kg + 20 lb Amazon River system Brazil 2691_Arawana_Osteoglossum bicirrhosum.jpg
perch-likes up 10 kg Plagioscion squamosissimus South American Silver Croaker ~ 7,00 kg ~ 15 lb Amazon River system Brazil , Guyana , Colombia , Peru , Suriname , Argentina , Ecuador , Venezuela , Bolivia , French Guiana 2962_South American Silver Croaker_Plagioscion squamosissimus.jpg
skates and rays Heliotrygon gomesi Gomes’s Round Ray 6,20 kg 13 lb 11 oz Amazon River system Colombia 3197_Mark Sabaj Pérez_Gomes’s Round Ray_Heliotrygon gomesi.jpg
herrings Pellona flavipinnis Yellowfin River Pellona ~ 6,00 kg ~ 13 lb Amazon River system Bolivia , Peru , Brazil , Uruguay , Colombia , Venezuela , Paraguay , Argentina 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
catfishes over 10 kg Acanthicus hystrix Black Devil Pleco ~ 6,00 kg ~ 13 lb Amazon River system South America 2013_Ross Socolof_Black Devil Pleco_Acanthicus hystrix.jpg
catfishes up 10 kg Panaque nigrolineatus Royal Panaque 5,00 kg 11 lb 0 oz Amazon River system Venezuela , Brazil , Colombia 2203_Benjamin Lee_Royal Panaque_Panaque nigrolineatus.jpg