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Acipenser oxyrinchus

Atlantic Sturgeon, Gulf Sturgeon

largest record catch captured in a picture and published

category: other methods record
weight: 163,29 kg ( 360 lb 0 oz )
length: ~ 230 cm ( ~ 91 inches )
locality: Cahaba River, USA
year: 1941
57_Randall Haddock_Atlantic Gulf Sturgeon_Acipenser oxyrinchus.jpg
record caught by: L. W. Price , courtesy of: Randall Haddock

"rod & reel" world record caught in:
Germany / capital: Berlin / 357,022 sq km

Germany

RECORD WEIGHT

category metric english waters country year
rod & reel ~ 100,00 kg ~ 221 lb Oder River Germany 2016
other methods 368,00 kg 811 lb 5 oz Middle Island near estuary of St.John River Canada 1924

RECORD LENGTH

category metric english
rod & reel + 200 cm + 79 inches
other methods + 459 cm + 181 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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