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Apteronotus magdalenensis

Magdalena Knifefish

largest record catch captured in a picture and published

category: other methods record
weight: ~ 1,00 kg ( ~ 2 lb )
length: ~ 50 cm ( ~ 20 inches )
locality: Rio Magdalena, Colombia
year: 2008
2760_University of Antioquia_Magdalena Knifefish_Apteronotus magdalenensis.jpg
record caught by: Patricia Pelayo , courtesy of: University of Antioquia

"other methods" world record caught in:
Colombia / capital: Bogotá / 1,138,910 sq km

Colombia

RECORD WEIGHT

category metric english waters country year
other methods ~ 7,00 kg ~ 15 lb Rio Magdalena Colombia unknown

RECORD LENGTH

category metric english
other methods 129 cm 51 inches

RECORD AGE

category age
no documented record

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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