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Anguilla reinhardtii

Speckled Longfin Eel

largest record catch captured in a picture and published

record category: other methods
weight: + 20,00 kg ( + 44 lb )
length: ~ 180 cm ( ~ 71 inches )
locality: Barron River , Australia
year: 1945
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record caught by: Charley Newberry , courtesy of: Cairns Historical Society

"rod & reel" world record caught in:
Australia / capital: Canberra / 7,741,220 sq km

Australia

RECORD WEIGHT

category metric english waters country year
rod & reel 11,68 kg 25 lb 12 oz watering hole near Gleniffer Road Australia 2009
other methods 45,00 kg 99 lb 3 oz Queensland , South Australia , Victoria Australia unknown
questionable ~ 100,00 kg ~ 221 lb fish farm near Melbourne Australia 2005

RECORD LENGTH

category metric english
rod & reel ~ 150 cm ~ 59 inches
other methods + 200 cm + 79 inches
questionable + 300 cm + 118 inches

RECORD AGE

category age
verified 41 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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