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Acipenser gueldenstaedtii

Russian Sturgeon , Osetr

largest record catch captured in a picture and published

record category: other methods
weight: ~ 80,00 kg ( ~ 176 lb )
length: ~ 200 cm ( ~ 79 inches )
locality: Volga River , Russia
year: 1992
74_Russian Sturgeon_Acipenser gueldenstaedtii.jpg
record caught by: unknown, courtesy of: -

"rod & reel" world record caught in:
Denmark / capital: Copenhagen / 43,075 sq km

Denmark

RECORD WEIGHT

category metric english waters country year
rod & reel 25,60 kg 56 lb 7 oz fishing lake Blue Rock Denmark 2014
other methods 160,00 kg 352 lb 12 oz Black Sea , Caspian Sea Bulgaria , Kazakhstan , Romania , Russia , Turkey , Turkmenistan , Ukraine unknown

RECORD LENGTH

category metric english
rod & reel 152 cm 60 inches
other methods 242 cm 95 inches
questionable 400 cm 157 inches

RECORD AGE

category age
verified 58 years
not verified 75 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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