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Citharinus citharus

Moonfish

largest record catch captured in a picture and published

category: other methods record
weight: ~ 0,50 kg ( ~ 1 lb )
length: + 30 cm ( + 12 inches )
locality: Lake Turkana, Kenya
year: 201?
3397_Citharinus_citharus_Moonfish0.jpeg
record caught by: unknown, courtesy of: Andrew Nightingale

"other methods" world record caught in:

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RECORD WEIGHT

category metric english waters country year
other methods 7,00 kg 15 lb 7 oz Chad River, Gambia River, Lake Turkana, Niger River, Nile River, Senegal River, Volta River Central Africa, Ethiopia, Kenya, Sudan, West Africa unknown

RECORD LENGTH

category metric english
other methods ~ 70 cm ~ 28 inches

RECORD AGE

category age
verified 5 years

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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