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Lates mariae

Bigeye Lates

largest record catch captured in a picture and published

record category: rod & reel
weight: 7,00 kg ( 15 lb 7 oz )
length: ~ 100 cm ( ~ 39 inches )
locality: Lake Tanganyika , Burundi
year: 2009
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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 7,00 kg 15 lb 7 oz Lake Tanganyika Burundi 2009

RECORD LENGTH

category metric english
rod & reel ~ 100 cm ~ 39 inches

RECORD AGE

category age
verified 13 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