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Labeobarbus bynni

Nile Barbel

largest record catch captured in a picture and published

record category: rod & reel
weight: ~ 6,00 kg ( ~ 13 lb )
length: ~ 70 cm ( ~ 28 inches )
locality: Murchison Falls, Victoria Nile , Uganda
year: -
1187_Jens Bursell_Nile Barbel_Barbus bynni.jpg
record caught by: Jens Bursell , courtesy of: Jens Bursell

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

Uganda

RECORD WEIGHT

category metric english waters country year
rod & reel ~ 6,00 kg ~ 13 lb Murchison Falls, Victoria Nile Uganda unknown
other methods ~ 7,00 kg ~ 15 lb Nile River system Egypt , Sudan unknown

RECORD LENGTH

category metric english
rod & reel ~ 70 cm ~ 28 inches
other methods 82 cm 32 inches

RECORD AGE

category age
verified 11 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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verified by the IGFA