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Hoplias lacerdae

Trairacu

largest record catch captured in a picture and published

record category: rod & reel
weight: 7,00 kg ( 15 lb 7 oz )
length: ~ 80 cm ( ~ 32 inches )
locality: Negro River system , Uruguay
year: 2007
1471_Eduardo Godin_Trairacu_Hoplias lacerdae.jpg
record caught by: unknown, courtesy of: Eduardo Godin

"rod & reel" world record caught in:
Brazil / capital: Brasília / 8,514,877 sq km

Brazil

RECORD WEIGHT

category metric english waters country year
rod & reel 12,48 kg 27 lb 8 oz São Francisco River system Brazil 200?
other methods 20,00 kg 44 lb 1 oz Parana River system Brazil unknown

RECORD LENGTH

category metric english
rod & reel ~ 90 cm ~ 35 inches
other methods 100 cm 39 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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