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Huso dauricus

Kaluga Sturgeon

largest record catch captured in a picture and published

category: other methods record
weight: 617,00 kg ( 1360 lb 4 oz )
length: + 450 cm ( + 177 inches )
locality: Amur River, China
year: 2012
2944_Reuters_Kaluga Sturgeon_Huso dauricus.jpg
record caught by: Chen Lin , courtesy of: Reuters
comment: verified, only video, no full body photo
category: other methods record
weight: 544,31 kg ( 1200 lb 0 oz )
length: 488 cm ( 192 inches )
locality: Amur River, Russia
year: 1981
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record caught by: Victor G. Svirskii , courtesy of: Jeremy Wade
comment: verified, no full body photo
category: other methods record
weight: 250,00 kg ( 551 lb 3 oz )
length: 350 cm ( 138 inches )
locality: Amur River, Russia
year: 1996
12_Khabarovsk Regional Lore Museum_Kaluga Sturgeon_Huso dauricus.jpg
record caught by: unknown, courtesy of: Khabarovsk Regional Lore Museum

"rod & reel" world record caught in:
Russia / capital: Moscow / 17,098,242 sq km

Russia

RECORD WEIGHT

category metric english waters country year
rod & reel ~ 200,00 kg ~ 441 lb Amur River system Russia unknown
other methods 1140,00 kg 2513 lb 4 oz Amur River system China, Russia unknown
questionable 1500,00 kg 3306 lb 15 oz Amur River system China, Russia unknown

RECORD LENGTH

category metric english
rod & reel 300 cm 118 inches
other methods 565 cm 222 inches
questionable 900 cm 354 inches

RECORD AGE

category age
verified + 100 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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