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Carassius auratus

Goldfish

largest record catch captured in a picture and published

category: rod & reel record
weight: 3,20 kg ( 7 lb 1 oz )
length: ~ 50 cm ( ~ 20 inches )
locality: lake, Denmark
year: 2006
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record caught by: Brian Jensen , courtesy of: -
category: questionable record
weight: 3,32 kg ( 7 lb 5 oz )
length: 46 cm ( 18 inches )
locality: University of East Anglia Broad, United Kingdom
year: 2010
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record caught by: Stuart Thurston , courtesy of: -
comment: species unclear, maybe hybrid

"rod & reel" world record caught in:
USA / capital: Washington / 9,826,675 sq km

USA

RECORD WEIGHT

category metric english waters country year
rod & reel 4,25 kg 9 lb 6 oz Lindo Lakes USA 2002
questionable 5,70 kg 12 lb 9 oz Oklahoma USA 2014
questionable 5,00 kg 11 lb 0 oz unknown China unknown

RECORD LENGTH

category metric english
rod & reel 62 cm 24 inches

RECORD AGE

category age
verified + 50 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
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