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Acipenser brevirostrum

Shortnose Sturgeon

largest record catch captured in a picture and published

category: rod & reel record
weight: ~ 15,00 kg ( ~ 33 lb )
length: 137 cm ( 54 inches )
locality: Kennebacis River, Canada
year: 2014
142_Shortnose Sturgeon_Acipenser brevirostrum.jpg
record caught by: Joe Tilley , courtesy of: -

"rod & reel" world record caught in:
Canada / capital: Ottawa / 9,984,670 sq km

Canada

RECORD WEIGHT

category metric english waters country year
rod & reel ~ 15,00 kg ~ 33 lb Kennebacis River Canada 2014
rod & reel = 14,97 kg = 33 lb 0 oz Saint John River Canada 2019
other methods 45,00 kg 99 lb 3 oz Atlantic coast Canada, USA unknown

RECORD LENGTH

category metric english
rod & reel 137 cm 54 inches
other methods 143 cm 56 inches

RECORD AGE

category age
verified 67 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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