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Labeobarbus altianalis

Ripon Barbel

largest record catch captured in a picture and published

record category: rod & reel
weight: ~ 5,00 kg ( ~ 11 lb )
length: + 80 cm ( + 32 inches )
locality: - , East Africa
year: 19??
875_Hugh Copley_Ripon Barbel_Barbus altianalis.jpg
record caught by: unknown (specimen left) , courtesy of: Hugh Copley

"rod & reel" world record caught in:
Uganda / capital: Kampala / 236,040 sq km

Uganda

RECORD WEIGHT

category metric english waters country year
rod & reel 5,22 kg 11 lb 8 oz Ripon Falls, Victoria Nile Uganda 19??
other methods 18,00 kg 39 lb 11 oz Lake Albert , Lake Edouard , Lake Kivu , Lake Kyoga , Lake Victoria DR Congo , Kenya , Rwanda , Tanzania , Uganda unknown

RECORD LENGTH

category metric english
rod & reel 86 cm 34 inches
other methods ~ 110 cm ~ 43 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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