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Arapaima gigas

Pirarucu , Arapaima

largest record catch captured in a picture and published

record category: other methods
weight: 177,00 kg ( 390 lb 4 oz )
length: 260 cm ( 102 inches )
locality: Lake Santo Antonio , Brazil
year: 200?
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record caught by: unknown, courtesy of: Carlos Leopoldo Lima de Oliveira

"rod & reel" world record caught in:
Ecuador / capital: Quito / 283,561 sq km

Ecuador

RECORD WEIGHT

category metric english waters country year
rod & reel * 154,00 kg 339 lb 8 oz Amazon River system Ecuador 2010
other methods + 200,00 kg + 441 lb fishing lakes Thailand 20??
questionable 453,59 kg 1000 lb 0 oz Amazon River system Brazil unknown
questionable 400,00 kg 881 lb 14 oz Amazon River system Brazil unknown
questionable 284,85 kg 628 lb 0 oz Rio Negro Brazil 19??

RECORD LENGTH

category metric english
rod & reel 307 cm 121 inches
questionable 457 cm 180 inches

RECORD AGE

category age
verified 33 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