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Distichodus mossambicus

Nkupe

largest record catch captured in a picture and published

record category: rod & reel
weight: 5,50 kg ( 12 lb 2 oz )
length: ~ 60 cm ( ~ 24 inches )
locality: Kariba Reservoir , Zimbabwe
year: 2000
1532_Nkupe_Distichodus mossambicus.jpg
record caught by: Malcolm Pheasant , courtesy of: -

"rod & reel" world record caught in:
Zimbabwe / capital: Harare / 390,757 sq km

Zimbabwe

RECORD WEIGHT

category metric english waters country year
rod & reel 7,56 kg 16 lb 11 oz Kariba Reservoir Zimbabwe 1993

RECORD LENGTH

category metric english
rod & reel ~ 70 cm ~ 28 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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