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Heterobranchus bidorsalis

African Catfish

largest record catch captured in a picture and published

record category: -
weight: -
length: -
locality: -
year: -
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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verified by the IGFA