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Colossoma macropomum

Black Pacu , Tambaqui

largest record catch captured in a picture and published

record category: rod & reel
weight: 37,00 kg ( 81 lb 9 oz )
length: ~ 115 cm ( ~ 45 inches )
locality: Amazon River , Peru
year: 2013
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record caught by: Anthony Giardenelli , courtesy of: Otorongo Expeditions

"rod & reel" world record caught in:
Peru / capital: Lima / 1,285,216 sq km

Peru

RECORD WEIGHT

category metric english waters country year
rod & reel 37,00 kg 81 lb 9 oz Amazon River Peru 2013
other methods 50,00 kg 110 lb 4 oz Amazon River Brazil unknown

RECORD LENGTH

category metric english
rod & reel ~ 115 cm ~ 45 inches

RECORD AGE

category age
verified 13 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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verified by the IGFA