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Barbus grypus

Largescale Barb

largest record catch captured in a picture and published

record category: rod & reel
weight: + 11,00 kg ( + 24 lb )
length: + 100 cm ( + 39 inches )
locality: lake in Baghdad , Iraq
year: 2008
974_Largescale Barb_Barbus grypus.jpg
record caught by: Robert Pence , courtesy of: -

"rod & reel" world record caught in:
Iraq / capital: Baghdad / 438,317 sq km

Iraq

RECORD WEIGHT

category metric english waters country year
rod & reel + 11,00 kg + 24 lb lake in Baghdad Iraq 2008
other methods 30,00 kg 66 lb 2 oz Euphrates River system Syria unknown
questionable 60,00 kg 132 lb 4 oz Lorestan Province Iran unknown

RECORD LENGTH

category metric english
rod & reel + 100 cm + 39 inches
other methods 150 cm 59 inches

RECORD AGE

category age
verified 17 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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