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Anguilla japonica

Japanese Eel

largest record catch captured in a picture and published

record category: other methods
weight: 3,00 kg ( 6 lb 10 oz )
length: 120 cm ( 47 inches )
locality: fish pond on Honshu , Japan
year: 2010
220_Sugiyama Hideki_Japanese Eel_Anguilla japonica.jpg
record caught by: unknown, courtesy of: Sugiyama Hideki

"rod & reel" world record caught in:
South Korea / capital: Seoul / 99,720 sq km

South Korea

RECORD WEIGHT

category metric english waters country year
rod & reel ~ 4,00 kg ~ 9 lb Soyang Lake South Korea 1999
other methods 6,13 kg 13 lb 8 oz unknown China , Japan , Philippines , South Korea , Taiwan unknown

RECORD LENGTH

category metric english
rod & reel 126 cm 50 inches
other methods 150 cm 59 inches

RECORD AGE

category age
verified 31 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