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Citharidium ansorgii

Niger Moonfish

largest record catch captured in a picture and published

category: other methods record
weight: -
length: -
locality: -
year: 20??
3396_Citharidium_ansorgii_Niger_Moonfish0.jpeg
record caught by: unknown, courtesy of: Frank Teigler

"other methods" world record caught in:
Nigeria / capital: Abuja / 923,768 sq km

Nigeria

RECORD WEIGHT

category metric english waters country year
other methods 9,12 kg 20 lb 2 oz Niger River system Nigeria unknown

RECORD LENGTH

category metric english
other methods 70 cm 28 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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