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Labeobarbus bynni

Nile Barbel

largest record catch captured in a picture and published

category: rod & reel record
weight: 5,50 kg ( 12 lb 2 oz )
length: 68 cm ( 27 inches )
locality: Nile River, Egypt
year: 2000
3595_Labeobarbus_bynni_Nile_Barbel0.jpeg
record caught by: Wolfram Walter , courtesy of: -

"rod & reel" world record caught in:
Egypt / capital: Cairo / 1,001,450 sq km

Egypt

RECORD WEIGHT

category metric english waters country year
rod & reel 5,50 kg 12 lb 2 oz Nile River Egypt 2000
other methods ~ 7,00 kg ~ 15 lb Nile River system Egypt, Sudan unknown
questionable ~ 10,00 kg ~ 22 lb Nile River system Egypt, Sudan unknown

RECORD LENGTH

category metric english
rod & reel 68 cm 27 inches
other methods 82 cm 32 inches
questionable 100 cm 39 inches

RECORD AGE

category age
verified 16 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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