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Huso huso

Beluga Sturgeon

largest record catch captured in a picture and published

category: other methods record
weight: 1224,00 kg ( 2698 lb 7 oz )
length: ~ 700 cm ( ~ 276 inches )
locality: Volga Delta, Russia
year: 1922
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record caught by: unknown, courtesy of: -
category: other methods record
weight: 1179,39 kg ( 2600 lb 2 oz )
length: ~ 700 cm ( ~ 276 inches )
locality: Caspian Sea, Russia
year: 1910
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record caught by: unknown, courtesy of: -
comment: no full body photo

"rod & reel" world record caught in:
Kazakhstan / capital: Astana / 2,724,900 sq km

Kazakhstan

RECORD WEIGHT

category metric english waters country year
rod & reel ~ 400,00 kg ~ 882 lb Ural Delta Kazakhstan 1998
other methods 1524,00 kg 3359 lb 14 oz Volga Delta Russia 1827
questionable 2072,00 kg 4568 lb 0 oz Volga Delta Russia 1736
questionable 1850,00 kg 4078 lb 9 oz Volga Delta Russia 1999

RECORD LENGTH

category metric english
rod & reel 348 cm 137 inches
other methods 732 cm 288 inches
questionable 860 cm 339 inches

RECORD AGE

category age
verified 127 years
not verified 150 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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