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Distichodus petersii

Tungu

largest record catch captured in a picture and published

record category: rod & reel
weight: ~ 2,00 kg ( ~ 4 lb )
length: ~ 45 cm ( ~ 18 inches )
locality: Mnyera River , Tanzania
year: 2011
3117_Dylan Perrett_Tungu_Distichodus petersii.jpg
record caught by: unknown, courtesy of: Dylan Perrett

"rod & reel" world record caught in:
Tanzania / capital: Dar es Salaam / 947,300 sq km

Tanzania

RECORD WEIGHT

category metric english waters country year
rod & reel ~ 2,00 kg ~ 4 lb Mnyera River Tanzania 2011
other methods + 7,00 kg + 15 lb Rufiji River system Tanzania unknown

RECORD LENGTH

category metric english
rod & reel ~ 45 cm ~ 18 inches
other methods ~ 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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