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Heterobranchus bidorsalis

African Catfish

largest record catch captured in a picture and published

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weight: -
length: -
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1898_African Catfish_Heterobranchus bidorsalis.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 30,00 kg 66 lb 2 oz Chad River, Gambia River, Niger River, Nile River, Senegal River, Volta River Central Africa, Egypt, Sudan, West Africa unknown

RECORD LENGTH

category metric english
other methods 150 cm 59 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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