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Alburnus chalcoides

Danube Bleak

largest record catch captured in a picture and published

record category: rod & reel
weight: 0,45 kg ( 1 lb 0 oz )
length: 36 cm ( 14 inches )
locality: Alz River , Germany
year: 1978
1403_Danube Bleak_Alburnus chalcoides.jpg
record caught by: W. Müller , courtesy of: -

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

Germany

RECORD WEIGHT

category metric english waters country year
rod & reel 1,25 kg 2 lb 12 oz Danube River Germany 1963
other methods 1,50 kg 3 lb 5 oz tributaries of the Black Sea and Caspian Sea Austria , Bulgaria , Germany , Hungary , Romania , Russia , Serbia , Slovakia , Ukraine unknown

RECORD LENGTH

category metric english
rod & reel ~ 45 cm ~ 18 inches
other methods 50 cm 20 inches

RECORD AGE

category age
verified + 9 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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verified by the IGFA