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Labeobarbus altianalis

Ripon Barbel

largest record catch captured in a picture and published

category: rod & reel record
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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