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Chrysichthys cranchii

Kokuni

largest record catch captured in a picture and published

category: rod & reel record
weight: 30,00 kg ( 66 lb 2 oz )
length: + 130 cm ( + 51 inches )
locality: Congo River, DR Congo
year: 2009
1673_jakubvagner.cz_Kokuni_Chrysichthys cranchii.jpg
record caught by: Jakub Vagner , courtesy of: jakubvagner.cz
category: other methods record
weight: + 50,00 kg ( + 110 lb )
length: + 150 cm ( + 59 inches )
locality: Congo River, Congo
year: 198?
3018_Jeremy Wade_Kokuni_Chrysichthys cranchii.jpg
record caught by: unknown, courtesy of: Jeremy Wade
comment: measurements unknown, maybe the largest catch with published photo

"rod & reel" world record caught in:
DR Congo / capital: Kinshasa / 2,344,858 sq km

DR Congo

RECORD WEIGHT

category metric english waters country year
rod & reel * 30,00 kg 66 lb 2 oz Congo River DR Congo 2009
other methods 135,00 kg 297 lb 10 oz Congo-Lualaba-River system DR Congo unknown
questionable + 181,50 kg + 400 lb Congo River DR Congo 19??

RECORD LENGTH

category metric english
rod & reel + 130 cm + 51 inches
other methods ~ 200 cm ~ 79 inches
questionable 400 cm 157 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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