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Lutjanus goldiei

Papuan Black Snapper

largest record catch captured in a picture and published

record category: rod & reel
weight: 22,00 kg ( 48 lb 8 oz )
length: ~ 100 cm ( ~ 39 inches )
locality: Fly River , Papua New Guinea
year: 2003
2350_Papuan Black Snapper_Lutjanus goldiei.jpg
record caught by: Glyn Short , courtesy of: -

"rod & reel" world record caught in:
Papua New Guinea / capital: Port Moresby / 462,840 sq km

Papua New Guinea

RECORD WEIGHT

category metric english waters country year
rod & reel 22,00 kg 48 lb 8 oz Fly River Papua New Guinea 2003
other methods 31,75 kg 70 lb 0 oz river Papua New Guinea unknown

RECORD LENGTH

category metric english
rod & reel ~ 100 cm ~ 39 inches
other methods 127 cm 50 inches

RECORD AGE

category age
verified 30 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