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Acipenser stellatus

Stellate Sturgeon , Sevruga Sturgeon

largest record catch captured in a picture and published

record category: other methods
weight: ~ 15,00 kg ( ~ 33 lb )
length: ~ 130 cm ( ~ 51 inches )
locality: Danube Delta , Romania
year: 200?
125_Stellate Sturgeon_Acipenser stellatus.jpg
record caught by: unknown, courtesy of: -

"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 10,00 kg 22 lb 1 oz Ural Delta Kazakhstan 1993
other methods 68,00 kg 149 lb 15 oz Kura River Azerbaijan 1910
questionable + 80,00 kg + 176 lb Black Sea , Caspian Sea Bulgaria , Kazakhstan , Romania , Russia , Turkey , Turkmenistan , Ukraine unknown

RECORD LENGTH

category metric english
rod & reel ~ 130 cm ~ 51 inches
other methods 221 cm 87 inches
questionable 290 cm 114 inches

RECORD AGE

category age
verified 41 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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