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Hemitrygon laosensis

Mekong Stingray

largest record catch captured in a picture and published

category: rod & reel record
weight: ~ 3,00 kg ( ~ 7 lb )
length: ~ 50 cm ( ~ 20 inches )
locality: -, Thailand
year: 20??
2840_Fishing Adventures Thailand_Mekong Stingray_Dasyatis laosensis.jpg
record caught by: J. F. Helias , courtesy of: Fishing Adventures Thailand

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

Thailand

RECORD WEIGHT

category metric english waters country year
rod & reel ~ 3,00 kg ~ 7 lb unknown Thailand 20??
other methods 6,00 kg 13 lb 4 oz Mekong River system Cambodia, Laos, Thailand unknown

RECORD LENGTH

category metric english
rod & reel ~ 50 cm ~ 20 inches
other methods 62 cm 24 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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