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Mormyrus longirostris

Eastern Bottlenose Mormyrid

largest record catch captured in a picture and published

record category: rod & reel
weight: 6,80 kg ( 15 lb 0 oz )
length: ~ 70 cm ( ~ 28 inches )
locality: Zambezi River , Zambia
year: 2007
2699_Eastern Bottlenose Mormyrid_Mormyrus longirostris.jpg
record caught by: Hugo du Plessis , courtesy of: -

"rod & reel" world record caught in:
Zimbabwe / capital: Harare / 390,757 sq km

Zimbabwe

RECORD WEIGHT

category metric english waters country year
rod & reel 9,97 kg 22 lb 0 oz Kariba Reservoir Zimbabwe 1972

RECORD LENGTH

category metric english
rod & reel ~ 85 cm ~ 33 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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