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Acipenser medirostris

Green Sturgeon

largest record catch captured in a picture and published

record category: rod & reel
weight: ~ 150,00 kg ( ~ 331 lb )
length: 244 cm ( 96 inches )
locality: Columbia River , USA
year: 2000
80_Green Sturgeon_Acipenser medirostris.jpg
record caught by: Mr. Russell , courtesy of: -

"rod & reel" world record caught in:
USA / capital: Washington / 9,826,675 sq km

USA

RECORD WEIGHT

category metric english waters country year
rod & reel ~ 150,00 kg ~ 331 lb Columbia River USA 2000
other methods 159,00 kg 350 lb 9 oz Pacific coast Canada , USA unknown

RECORD LENGTH

category metric english
rod & reel 244 cm 96 inches
other methods 270 cm 106 inches

RECORD AGE

category age
verified 60 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