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Osphronemus exodon

Elephant Ear Gourami

largest record catch captured in a picture and published

category: rod & reel record
weight: 4,55 kg ( 10 lb 1 oz )
length: ~ 55 cm ( ~ 22 inches )
locality: Khao Laem Reservoir, Thailand
year: 2013
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record caught by: Ms. Benchawan Thiansungnoen , courtesy of: Palm Tree Lagoon Fishing Park

"rod & reel" world record caught in:
Thailand / capital: Bangkok / 513,120 sq km

Thailand

RECORD WEIGHT

category metric english waters country year
rod & reel 4,55 kg 10 lb 1 oz Khao Laem Reservoir Thailand 2013
other methods + 7,00 kg + 15 lb Palm Tree Lagoon Thailand 201?

RECORD LENGTH

category metric english
rod & reel ~ 55 cm ~ 22 inches
other methods ~ 75 cm ~ 30 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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