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Heterotis niloticus

African Bonytongue

largest record catch captured in a picture and published

record category: other methods
weight: ~ 3,00 kg ( ~ 7 lb )
length: ~ 70 cm ( ~ 28 inches )
locality: pond in Highland Guinea , Guinea
year: 200?
2695_African Bonytongue_Heterotis niloticus.jpg
record caught by: unknown, courtesy of: -

"other methods" world record caught in:
Nigeria / capital: Abuja / 923,768 sq km

Nigeria

RECORD WEIGHT

category metric english waters country year
other methods 10,20 kg 22 lb 8 oz Kainji Reservoir Nigeria 19??

RECORD LENGTH

category metric english
other methods + 100 cm + 39 inches

RECORD AGE

category age
verified 7 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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verified by the IGFA