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Boesemania microlepis

Boeseman Croaker

largest record catch captured in a picture and published

record category: rod & reel
weight: 7,00 kg ( 15 lb 7 oz )
length: 77 cm ( 30 inches )
locality: Chao Phraya River , Thailand
year: 1998
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record caught by: J. F. Helias , courtesy of: Fishing Adventures Thailand

"rod & reel" world record caught in:
Thailand / capital: Bangkok / 513,120 sq km

Thailand

RECORD WEIGHT

category metric english waters country year
rod & reel * 7,00 kg 15 lb 7 oz Chao Phraya River Thailand 1998
other methods 18,00 kg 39 lb 11 oz Mekong River Laos unknown

RECORD LENGTH

category metric english
rod & reel 77 cm 30 inches
other methods + 100 cm + 39 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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verified by the IGFA