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Acipenser sinensis

Chinese Sturgeon

largest record catch captured in a picture and published

record category: other methods
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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