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Acipenser baerii

Siberian Sturgeon

largest record catch captured in a picture and published

record category: rod & reel
weight: 32,00 kg ( 70 lb 9 oz )
length: 172 cm ( 68 inches )
locality: fishing lake Pielachtal , Austria
year: 2012
63_Siberian Sturgeon_Acipenser baerii.jpg
record caught by: unknown, courtesy of: -

"rod & reel" world record caught in:
Austria / capital: Vienna / 83,871 sq km

Austria

RECORD WEIGHT

category metric english waters country year
rod & reel 32,00 kg 70 lb 9 oz fishing lake Pielachtal Austria 2012
other methods 210,00 kg 463 lb 0 oz Irtysh River , Ob River , Yenissei River Russia unknown

RECORD LENGTH

category metric english
rod & reel 172 cm 68 inches
other methods 300 cm 118 inches

RECORD AGE

category age
verified 72 years
explanation:
rod & reel:
sport fishing record with rod & reel
other methods:
records by other methods (net, hand line, spear, bow fishing etc.)
rod & reel?:
unclear if the fish was caught with rod & reel
questionable:
records based on anecdotal reports, verification not possible
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verified by the IGFA