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Maccullochella peelii

Murray Cod

largest record catch captured in a picture and published

category: other methods record
weight: 47,63 kg ( 105 lb 0 oz )
length: ~ 140 cm ( ~ 55 inches )
locality: Murray River, Australia
year: 1911
2272_Murray Cod_Maccullochella peelii.jpg
record caught by: August Benjamin Schwarz , courtesy of: -

"rod & reel" world record caught in:
Australia / capital: Canberra / 7,741,220 sq km

Australia

RECORD WEIGHT

category metric english waters country year
rod & reel 50,40 kg 111 lb 2 oz Murray River Australia 19??
other methods 113,60 kg 250 lb 7 oz Barwon River Australia 1902
questionable 130,00 kg 286 lb 10 oz Murray-Darling-River system Australia unknown

RECORD LENGTH

category metric english
rod & reel 135 cm 53 inches
other methods 183 cm 72 inches
questionable 200 cm 79 inches

RECORD AGE

category age
verified 60 years
not verified 100 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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