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Luciobarbus microcephalus

Smallhead Barbel

largest record catch captured in a picture and published

category: rod & reel record
weight: 10,60 kg ( 23 lb 6 oz )
length: ~ 95 cm ( ~ 37 inches )
locality: Lagunas de Ruidera, Spain
year: 20??
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record caught by: Daniel Calleja , courtesy of: -
category: questionable record
weight: 14,20 kg ( 31 lb 5 oz )
length: + 100 cm ( + 39 inches )
locality: Lagunas de Ruidera, Spain
year: 2015
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record caught by: David Aldana , courtesy of: -
comment: not verified, larger than the maximum accepted size

"rod & reel" world record caught in:
Spain / capital: Madrid / 505,370 sq km

Spain

RECORD WEIGHT

category metric english waters country year
rod & reel 11,34 kg 25 lb 0 oz Rio Guadiana Spain 200?
other methods 12,00 kg 26 lb 7 oz Rio Guadiana, Rio Tajo Portugal, Spain unknown
questionable 14,20 kg 31 lb 5 oz Lagunas de Ruidera Spain 2015

RECORD LENGTH

category metric english
rod & reel ~ 100 cm ~ 39 inches
other methods ~ 100 cm ~ 39 inches
questionable + 100 cm + 39 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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