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Brachyplatystoma capapretum

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largest record catch captured in a picture and published

category: rod & reel record
weight: 32,66 kg ( 72 lb 0 oz )
length: ~ 140 cm ( ~ 55 inches )
locality: Rio Pasimoni, Venezuela
year: 2007
1889_Brachyplatystoma capapretum.jpg
record caught by: Antonio Campa G. , courtesy of: -

"rod & reel" world record caught in:
Venezuela / capital: Caracas / 912,050 sq km

Venezuela

RECORD WEIGHT

category metric english waters country year
rod & reel * 32,66 kg 72 lb 0 oz Rio Pasimoni Venezuela 2007

RECORD LENGTH

category metric english
rod & reel ~ 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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