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Gymnarchus niloticus

Aba

largest record catch captured in a picture and published

category: other methods record
weight: ~ 9,00 kg ( ~ 20 lb )
length: ~ 100 cm ( ~ 39 inches )
locality: -, Africa
year: 19??
2661_Aba_Gymnarchus niloticus.jpg
record caught by: unknown, courtesy of: -

"other methods" world record caught in:

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RECORD WEIGHT

category metric english waters country year
other methods 18,50 kg 40 lb 13 oz Chad River, Gambia River, Lake Turkana, Niger River, Nile River, Senegal River, Volta River Central Africa, Egypt, Kenya, Sudan, West Africa unknown
questionable 80,00 kg 176 lb 6 oz Lake No Sudan 19??

RECORD LENGTH

category metric english
other methods 180 cm 71 inches

RECORD AGE

category age
verified 14 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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