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Acipenser nudiventris

Ship Sturgeon , Fringebarbel Sturgeon

largest record catch captured in a picture and published

record category: rod & reel
weight: 60,00 kg ( 132 lb 4 oz )
length: ~ 200 cm ( ~ 79 inches )
locality: Ural Delta , Kazakhstan
year: 1993
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record caught by: Johnny Jensen , courtesy of: aquariumphoto.dk

"rod & reel" world record caught in:
Kazakhstan / capital: Astana / 2,724,900 sq km

Kazakhstan

RECORD WEIGHT

category metric english waters country year
rod & reel 60,00 kg 132 lb 4 oz Ural Delta Kazakhstan 1993
other methods 127,00 kg 280 lb 0 oz Volga River Russia 1925

RECORD LENGTH

category metric english
rod & reel ~ 200 cm ~ 79 inches
other methods 221 cm 87 inches

RECORD AGE

category age
verified 36 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