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Mormyrus rume

Mormyrids

largest record catch captured in a picture and published

category: other methods record
weight: ~ 10,00 kg ( ~ 22 lb )
length: ~ 90 cm ( ~ 35 inches )
locality: -, Cameroon
year: 2004
2682_Mr. Oishi_Mormyrids_Mormyrus rume.jpg
record caught by: Mr. Nazaire , courtesy of: Takanori Oishi

"other methods" world record caught in:

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RECORD WEIGHT

category metric english waters country year
other methods ~ 13,00 kg ~ 29 lb Chad River, Gambia River, Niger River, Senegal River, Volta River Central Africa, West Africa unknown

RECORD LENGTH

category metric english
other methods ~ 110 cm ~ 43 inches
questionable 140 cm 55 inches

RECORD AGE

category age
verified 6 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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