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Hydrocynus forskahlii

Elongate Tigerfish

largest record catch captured in a picture and published

category: rod & reel record
weight: ~ 4,00 kg ( ~ 9 lb )
length: ~ 70 cm ( ~ 28 inches )
locality: Zambezi River, Zambia
year: 20??
1493_Garreth Coombes_Elongate Tigerfish_Hydrocynus forskahlii.jpg
record caught by: unknown, courtesy of: Garreth Coombes

"rod & reel" world record caught in:
Zambia / capital: Lusaka / 752,618 sq km

Zambia

RECORD WEIGHT

category metric english waters country year
rod & reel ~ 4,00 kg ~ 9 lb Zambezi River Zambia 20??
other methods 15,50 kg 34 lb 3 oz Lake Turkana Kenya unknown

RECORD LENGTH

category metric english
rod & reel ~ 70 cm ~ 28 inches
other methods 91 cm 36 inches

RECORD AGE

category age
verified 10 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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