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Hoplias aimara

Aymara, Giant Trahira, Wolf Fish

largest record catch captured in a picture and published

category: rod & reel record
weight: ~ 24,50 kg ( ~ 54 lb )
length: ~ 120 cm ( ~ 47 inches )
locality: Essequibo River, Guyana
year: 2016
3547_Hoplias_aimara_Aymara0.jpeg
record caught by: Laurence Hanger , courtesy of: Amazon-Angler.com

"rod & reel" world record caught in:
Guyana / capital: Georgetown / 214,969 sq km

Guyana

RECORD WEIGHT

category metric english waters country year
rod & reel ~ 24,50 kg ~ 54 lb Essequibo River Guyana 2016
other methods 40,00 kg 88 lb 3 oz unknown French Guiana, Venezuela unknown
questionable 51,89 kg 114 lb 6 oz Amazon River system Brazil 200?

RECORD LENGTH

category metric english
rod & reel ~ 120 cm ~ 47 inches
other methods ~ 140 cm ~ 55 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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