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Cichla monoculus

Popoca Peacock

largest record catch captured in a picture and published

category: rod & reel record
weight: 3,18 kg ( 7 lb 0 oz )
length: 64 cm ( 25 inches )
locality: South Dade Canals, USA
year: 2012
2476_IGFA_Popoca Peacock_Cichla monoculus.jpg
record caught by: Martin Arostegui , courtesy of: IGFA

"rod & reel" world record caught in:
Panama / capital: Panama City / 75,420 sq km

Panama

RECORD WEIGHT

category metric english waters country year
rod & reel 4,58 kg 10 lb 2 oz Gatun Reservoir Panama 2002
other methods 9,00 kg 19 lb 13 oz Amazon River system Brazil, Colombia, French Guiana, Peru unknown

RECORD LENGTH

category metric english
rod & reel ~ 70 cm ~ 28 inches
other methods 80 cm 32 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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