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Labeobarbus megastoma

Lake Tana Yellowfish

largest record catch captured in a picture and published

record category: other methods
weight: ~ 4,00 kg ( ~ 9 lb )
length: ~ 70 cm ( ~ 28 inches )
locality: Lake Tana , Ethiopia
year: 199?
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record caught by: unknown, courtesy of: Ferdinand A. Sibbing

"other methods" world record caught in:
Ethiopia / capital: Addis Ababa / 1,104,300 sq km

Ethiopia

RECORD WEIGHT

category metric english waters country year
other methods ~ 6,00 kg ~ 13 lb Lake Tana Ethiopia unknown

RECORD LENGTH

category metric english
other methods + 82 cm + 32 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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