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Barbus barbus

Barbel , (Dnyepr Barbel)

largest record catch captured in a picture and published

record category: rod & reel
weight: 9,58 kg ( 21 lb 2 oz )
length: ~ 100 cm ( ~ 39 inches )
locality: River Wensum , United Kingdom
year: 2008
886_Bartles Lodge_Barbel_Barbus barbus.jpg
record caught by: Chris Mack , courtesy of: Bartles Lodge

"rod & reel" world record caught in:
United Kingdom / capital: London / 243,610 sq km

United Kingdom

RECORD WEIGHT

category metric english waters country year
rod & reel 9,58 kg 21 lb 2 oz River Wensum United Kingdom 2008
rod & reel = 9,55 kg = 21 lb 1 oz River Ouse United Kingdom 2006
other methods 16,00 kg 35 lb 4 oz Dyje River Czech Republic 19??
other methods = 16,00 kg = 35 lb 4 oz Dnyepr River Ukraine unknown
questionable 25,00 kg 55 lb 2 oz Danube River Austria , Germany unknown
questionable 17,00 kg 37 lb 8 oz mouth of Morava River Slovakia 19??

RECORD LENGTH

category metric english
rod & reel 105 cm 41 inches
other methods ~ 110 cm ~ 43 inches
questionable 120 cm 47 inches

RECORD AGE

category age
verified 21 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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