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Bathyclarias foveolatus

Chimwamapumba

largest record catch captured in a picture and published

record category: other methods
weight: -
length: -
locality: Lake Malawi , Malawi
year: 1980
2231_M. K. Oliver_Chimwamapumba_Bathyclarias foveolatus.jpg
record caught by: unknown, courtesy of: M. K. Oliver

"other methods" world record caught in:

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RECORD WEIGHT

category metric english waters country year
other methods ~ 5,00 kg ~ 11 lb Lake Malawi Malawi , Mozambique , Tanzania unknown

RECORD LENGTH

category metric english
other methods ~ 80 cm ~ 32 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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