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Acipenser sinensis

Chinese Sturgeon

largest record catch captured in a picture and published

category: other methods record
weight: 451,00 kg ( 994 lb 5 oz )
length: 368 cm ( 145 inches )
locality: Yangtze River, China
year: 2007
47_CNS Hubei_Chinese Sturgeon_Acipenser sinensis.jpg
record caught by: unknown, courtesy of: CNS Hubei

"other methods" world record caught in:

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RECORD WEIGHT

category metric english waters country year
other methods + 550,00 kg + 1213 lb Eastchinese Sea, Yangtze River system, Yellow Sea China, Japan unknown
questionable 1000,00 kg 2204 lb 10 oz Eastchinese Sea, Yangtze River system, Yellow Sea China, Japan unknown
questionable 680,00 kg 1499 lb 2 oz Dongting Lake China unknown

RECORD LENGTH

category metric english
other methods + 400 cm + 157 inches
questionable 500 cm 197 inches

RECORD AGE

category age
verified 50 years
not verified 100 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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