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Oreochromis niloticus

Nile Tilapia

largest record catch captured in a picture and published

category: other methods record
weight: 7,27 kg ( 16 lb 0 oz )
length: 65 cm ( 26 inches )
locality: Hawaii, USA
year: 2019
3467_Oreochromis_niloticus_Nile_Tilapia0.jpeg
record caught by: unknown, courtesy of: Department of Land and Natural Resources

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

Zimbabwe

RECORD WEIGHT

category metric english waters country year
rod & reel * 6,01 kg 13 lb 4 oz Kariba Reservoir Zimbabwe 2002
other methods 9,00 kg 19 lb 13 oz Lake Turkana Kenya unknown

RECORD LENGTH

category metric english
rod & reel 64 cm 25 inches
other methods ~ 70 cm ~ 28 inches

RECORD AGE

category age
verified 9 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
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