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Lates angustifrons

Tanganyika Lates

largest record catch captured in a picture and published

record category: rod & reel
weight: 37,00 kg ( 81 lb 9 oz )
length: + 170 cm ( + 67 inches )
locality: Lake Tanganyika , Burundi
year: 2008
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record caught by: Fabio Costa , courtesy of: Tanganyika Sport Fishing

"rod & reel" world record caught in:
Burundi / capital: Bujumbura / 27,830 sq km

Burundi

RECORD WEIGHT

category metric english waters country year
rod & reel 37,00 kg 81 lb 9 oz Lake Tanganyika Burundi 2008
other methods 100,00 kg 220 lb 7 oz Lake Tanganyika Burundi , DR Congo , Tanzania , Zambia unknown

RECORD LENGTH

category metric english
rod & reel + 170 cm + 67 inches
other methods 205 cm 81 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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