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Auchenoglanis occidentalis

Bubu, Giraffe Catfish

largest record catch captured in a picture and published

category: other methods record
weight: ~ 10,00 kg ( ~ 22 lb )
length: ~ 90 cm ( ~ 35 inches )
locality: Congo River, DR Congo
year: 2010
1881_John P. Sullivan_Bubu_Auchenoglanis occidentalis.jpg
record caught by: unknown, courtesy of: John P. Sullivan

"rod & reel" world record caught in:
Thailand / capital: Bangkok / 513,120 sq km

Thailand

RECORD WEIGHT

category metric english waters country year
rod & reel 3,80 kg 8 lb 6 oz Palm Tree Lagoon Thailand 2013
other methods 40,00 kg 88 lb 3 oz Congo River DR Congo unknown

RECORD LENGTH

category metric english
rod & reel ~ 50 cm ~ 20 inches
other methods ~ 150 cm ~ 59 inches

RECORD AGE

category age
verified 10 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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