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Anguilla mossambica

African Longfin Eel

largest record catch captured in a picture and published

record category: rod & reel
weight: + 2,00 kg ( + 4 lb )
length: + 90 cm ( + 35 inches )
locality: Witte River , South Africa
year: -
262_Jeremy Shelton_African Longfin Eel_Anguilla mossambica.jpg
record caught by: unknown, courtesy of: Jeremy Shelton

"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 5,38 kg 11 lb 14 oz Roodeplaat Reservoir South Africa 19??

RECORD LENGTH

category metric english
rod & reel 150 cm 59 inches

RECORD AGE

category age
verified 20 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