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Cichla orinocensis

Orinoco Peacock

largest record catch captured in a picture and published

record category: rod & reel
weight: 7,31 kg ( 16 lb 2 oz )
length: 72 cm ( 28 inches )
locality: Rio Urubaxi , Brazil
year: 2010
2999_FishQuest_Orinoco Peacock_Cichla orinocensis.jpg
record caught by: George Wiltse Walters , courtesy of: FishQuest

"rod & reel" world record caught in:
Brazil / capital: Brasília / 8,514,877 sq km

Brazil

RECORD WEIGHT

category metric english waters country year
rod & reel * 7,31 kg 16 lb 2 oz Rio Urubaxi Brazil 2010
other methods 10,00 kg 22 lb 1 oz Rio Negro , Rio Orinoco Brazil , Colombia , Venezuela unknown

RECORD LENGTH

category metric english
rod & reel 72 cm 28 inches
other methods ~ 90 cm ~ 35 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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verified by the IGFA