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Helicophagus leptorhynchus

Thai Shark Catfish

largest record catch captured in a picture and published

record category: rod & reel
weight: 16,00 kg ( 35 lb 4 oz )
length: + 100 cm ( + 39 inches )
locality: Palm Tree Lagoon , Thailand
year: 2015
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record caught by: Peter Gardiner , courtesy of: Palm Tree Lagoon Fishing Park

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

Thailand

RECORD WEIGHT

category metric english waters country year
rod & reel 16,00 kg 35 lb 4 oz Palm Tree Lagoon Thailand 2015

RECORD LENGTH

category metric english
rod & reel + 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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