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Citharinus latus

Moonfish

largest record catch captured in a picture and published

record category: other methods
weight: 0,50 kg ( 1 lb 2 oz )
length: 33 cm ( 13 inches )
locality: Oueme River , Benin
year: 2000
1489_Philippe Laleye_Moonfish_Citharinus latus.jpg
record caught by: unknown, courtesy of: Philippe Laleye

"other methods" world record caught in:

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RECORD WEIGHT

category metric english waters country year
other methods 18,00 kg 39 lb 11 oz Chad River , Lake Albert , Niger River , Nile River , Senegal River , Volta River Egypt , Ethiopia , Sudan , Tanzania , Uganda , West Africa unknown

RECORD LENGTH

category metric english
other methods ~ 95 cm ~ 37 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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