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Lates japonicus

Japanese Lates

largest record catch captured in a picture and published

category: rod & reel record
weight: 39,00 kg ( 86 lb 0 oz )
length: 132 cm ( 52 inches )
locality: Urado Bay, Japan
year: 2016
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record caught by: Masayoshi Kitadai , courtesy of: -

"rod & reel" world record caught in:
Japan / capital: Tokyo / 377,915 sq km

Japan

RECORD WEIGHT

category metric english waters country year
rod & reel * 39,00 kg 86 lb 0 oz Urado Bay Japan 2016
other methods ~ 50,00 kg ~ 110 lb southeastern coast of Japan Japan unknown
questionable 206,00 kg 454 lb 2 oz Hitotsuba River Japan 1878

RECORD LENGTH

category metric english
rod & reel 138 cm 54 inches
other methods 150 cm 59 inches
questionable 210 cm 83 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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