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Bagarius bagarius

Dwarf Goonch

largest record catch captured in a picture and published

category: rod & reel record
weight: + 5,00 kg ( + 11 lb )
length: ~ 80 cm ( ~ 32 inches )
locality: Semantan River, Malaysia
year: 2013
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record caught by: Nick Qlate , courtesy of: -

"rod & reel" world record caught in:
Malaysia / capital: Kuala Lumpur / 329,847 sq km

Malaysia

RECORD WEIGHT

category metric english waters country year
rod & reel 12,00 kg 26 lb 7 oz Keniam River Malaysia unknown
other methods 16,00 kg 35 lb 4 oz Jelai River Malaysia unknown

RECORD LENGTH

category metric english
rod & reel ~ 100 cm ~ 39 inches
other methods ~ 110 cm ~ 43 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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