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Barbus tyberinus

Tiber Barbel

largest record catch captured in a picture and published

record category: rod & reel
weight: ~ 2,00 kg ( ~ 4 lb )
length: ~ 50 cm ( ~ 20 inches )
locality: Tiber River , Italy
year: 2008
1343_Tiber Barbel_Barbus tyberinus.jpg
record caught by: unknown, courtesy of: -

"rod & reel" world record caught in:
Italy / capital: Rome / 301,340 sq km

Italy

RECORD WEIGHT

category metric english waters country year
rod & reel ~ 2,00 kg ~ 4 lb Tiber River Italy 2008
other methods 4,00 kg 8 lb 13 oz unknown Italy unknown

RECORD LENGTH

category metric english
rod & reel ~ 50 cm ~ 20 inches
other methods 60 cm 24 inches

RECORD AGE

category age
verified 9 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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verified by the IGFA