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Cosmochilus harmandi

Violet Giant Barb

largest record catch captured in a picture and published

category: rod & reel record
weight: ~ 5,00 kg ( ~ 11 lb )
length: ~ 75 cm ( ~ 30 inches )
locality: Chao Phraya River, Thailand
year: 20??
958_Violet Giant Barb_Cosmochilus harmandi.jpg
record caught by: unknown, courtesy of: -

"rod & reel" world record caught in:
Thailand / capital: Bangkok / 513,120 sq km

Thailand

RECORD WEIGHT

category metric english waters country year
rod & reel ~ 5,00 kg ~ 11 lb Chao Phraya River Thailand 20??
other methods ~ 12,00 kg ~ 27 lb Mekong River system Cambodia, Laos, Thailand, Vietnam unknown

RECORD LENGTH

category metric english
rod & reel ~ 75 cm ~ 30 inches
other methods 100 cm 39 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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