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Cichla ocellaris

Butterfly Peacock

largest record catch captured in a picture and published

category: rod & reel record
weight: 5,71 kg ( 12 lb 9 oz )
length: 67 cm ( 26 inches )
locality: Rio Chiguao, Venezuela
year: 2000
2506_Butterfly Peacock_Cichla ocellaris.jpg
record caught by: Antonio Campa G. , courtesy of: -

"rod & reel" world record caught in:
Venezuela / capital: Caracas / 912,050 sq km

Venezuela

RECORD WEIGHT

category metric english waters country year
rod & reel * 5,71 kg 12 lb 9 oz Rio Chiguao Venezuela 2000
questionable 9,00 kg 19 lb 13 oz unknown Brazil 19??

RECORD LENGTH

category metric english
rod & reel 67 cm 26 inches
rod & reel? 74 cm 29 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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