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Acipenser sturio

Common Sturgeon

largest catch captured in a picture and published

category: rod & reel
weight: 176,00 kg ( 388 lb 0 oz )
length: 279 cm ( 110 inches )
locality: River Towy (foul-hooked), United Kingdom
year: 1932
39_Andy Dickson_Common Sturgeon_Acipenser sturio.jpg
caught by: Alec Allen, courtesy of: Andy Dickson

"rod & reel" world record caught in:
United Kingdom / capital: London / 243,610 sq km

United Kingdom

RECORD WEIGHT

category metric english waters country year
rod & reel 176,00 kg 388 lb 0 oz River Towy (foul-hooked) United Kingdom 1932
rod & reel 26,00 kg 57 lb 5 oz Candia Lomellina Italy 2001
other methods 600,00 kg 1322 lb 12 oz Atlantic coast Europe unknown
questionable 1000,00 kg 2204 lb 10 oz Atlantic coast Europe unknown

RECORD LENGTH

category metric english
rod & reel 156 cm 61 inches
other methods 600 cm 236 inches

RECORD AGE

category age
verified 100 years
not verified + 100 years
explanation:
rod & reel:
sport fishing record with rod & reel
other methods:
records by other methods such as net, hand line, spear, bow fishing etc.
rod & reel?:
unclear if the fish was caught by rod & reel
questionable:
records based on anecdotal reports, verification not possible
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