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Barbus mariae

Rhinofish

largest record catch captured in a picture and published

record category: rod & reel
weight: + 3,00 kg ( + 7 lb )
length: + 60 cm ( + 24 inches )
locality: Mnyera River , Tanzania
year: 2010
741_Keith Clover_Rhinofish_Barbus mariae.jpg
record caught by: Ed Truter , courtesy of: Keith Clover

"rod & reel" world record caught in:
Kenya / capital: Nairobi / 580,367 sq km

Kenya

RECORD WEIGHT

category metric english waters country year
rod & reel 26,54 kg 58 lb 8 oz Athi River Kenya 19??
other methods ~ 45,00 kg ~ 99 lb Tana River Kenya 19??

RECORD LENGTH

category metric english
rod & reel ~ 130 cm ~ 51 inches
other methods ~ 140 cm ~ 55 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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