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Osteoglossum ferreirai

Black Arawana

largest record catch captured in a picture and published

category: rod & reel record
weight: + 2,00 kg ( + 4 lb )
length: + 60 cm ( + 24 inches )
locality: Rio Bita, Colombia
year: 20??
2709_Black Arawana_Osteoglossum ferreirai.jpg
record caught by: Alejandro Linares , courtesy of: -

"rod & reel" world record caught in:
Colombia / capital: Bogotá / 1,138,910 sq km

Colombia

RECORD WEIGHT

category metric english waters country year
rod & reel * 2,27 kg 5 lb 0 oz Rio Bita Colombia 1987
other methods ~ 7,00 kg ~ 15 lb Negro River system Brazil unknown

RECORD LENGTH

category metric english
rod & reel 66 cm 26 inches
other methods 100 cm 39 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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