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Citharinus macrolepis

Congo Moonfish

largest record catch captured in a picture and published

category: other methods record
weight: ~ 0,50 kg ( ~ 1 lb )
length: 32 cm ( 13 inches )
locality: Congo River, Congo
year: 2010
1507_John P. Sullivan_Congo Moonfish_Citharinus macrolepis.jpg
record caught by: unknown, courtesy of: John P. Sullivan

"other methods" world record caught in:

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RECORD WEIGHT

category metric english waters country year
other methods ~ 10,00 kg ~ 22 lb Congo River system Congo, DR Congo unknown

RECORD LENGTH

category metric english
other methods 75 cm 30 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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