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Anguilla marmorata

Giant Mottled Eel

largest record catch captured in a picture and published

record category: other methods
weight: 27,70 kg ( 61 lb 1 oz )
length: ~ 200 cm ( ~ 79 inches )
locality: Monasavu Reservoir , Fiji
year: 2007
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record caught by: unknown, courtesy of: -

"rod & reel" world record caught in:
South Africa / capital: Pretoria / 1,219,090 sq km

South Africa

RECORD WEIGHT

category metric english waters country year
rod & reel * 16,36 kg 36 lb 1 oz Hazelmere Reservoir South Africa 1984
other methods 27,70 kg 61 lb 1 oz Monasavu Reservoir Fiji 2007

RECORD LENGTH

category metric english
rod & reel 176 cm 69 inches
other methods 200 cm 79 inches

RECORD AGE

category age
verified 40 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