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Brachyplatystoma juruense

Zebra Catfish

largest record catch captured in a picture and published

record category: rod & reel
weight: 4,76 kg ( 10 lb 8 oz )
length: 68 cm ( 27 inches )
locality: Amazon River , Brazil
year: 2013
1692_IGFA_Zebra Catfish_Brachyplatystoma juruense.jpg
record caught by: Gilberto Fernandes , courtesy of: IGFA

"rod & reel" world record caught in:
Brazil / capital: Brasília / 8,514,877 sq km

Brazil

RECORD WEIGHT

category metric english waters country year
rod & reel * 4,76 kg 10 lb 8 oz Amazon River Brazil 2013
other methods + 100,00 kg + 221 lb Amazon River system , Orinoco River system Brazil , Peru , Venezuela unknown

RECORD LENGTH

category metric english
rod & reel 68 cm 27 inches
other methods 200 cm 79 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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exactly tie
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verified by the IGFA