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Hydrocynus goliath

Giant Tigerfish , Goliath Tigerfish

largest record catch captured in a picture and published

record category: rod & reel
weight: 47,00 kg ( 103 lb 10 oz )
length: ~ 150 cm ( ~ 59 inches )
locality: Congo River , DR Congo
year: 1987
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record caught by: Edwin Raes , courtesy of: Douglas Dann

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

Zambia

RECORD WEIGHT

category metric english waters country year
rod & reel 58,00 kg 127 lb 14 oz Lufubu River Zambia 19??
other methods 70,00 kg 154 lb 5 oz Congo River system Congo , DR Congo , Tanzania unknown
questionable 115,00 kg 253 lb 9 oz Congo River system , Lake Tanganyika Congo , DR Congo , Tanzania unknown

RECORD LENGTH

category metric english
rod & reel ~ 160 cm ~ 63 inches
other methods ~ 170 cm ~ 67 inches
questionable + 200 cm + 79 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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