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Channa marulius

Great Snakehead

largest record catch captured in a picture and published

record category: rod & reel
weight: 8,20 kg ( 18 lb 1 oz )
length: ~ 110 cm ( ~ 43 inches )
locality: river , India
year: 2012
2990_Great Snakehead_Channa marulius.jpg
record caught by: Sam Sondhi , courtesy of: -

"rod & reel" world record caught in:
China / capital: Beijing / 9,596,961 sq km

China

RECORD WEIGHT

category metric english waters country year
rod & reel 12,15 kg 26 lb 13 oz Liaoning Province China 2001
other methods 30,00 kg 66 lb 2 oz Maharashtra Province India unknown
questionable + 35,00 kg + 77 lb unknown Bangladesh , Burma , Cambodia , India , Indonesia , Laos , Nepal , Pakistan , Thailand , Vietnam unknown

RECORD LENGTH

category metric english
rod & reel ~ 120 cm ~ 47 inches
other methods 183 cm 72 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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