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Oxydoras niger

Ripsaw Catfish

largest record catch captured in a picture and published

record category: rod & reel
weight: 21,50 kg ( 47 lb 6 oz )
length: 105 cm ( 41 inches )
locality: Amazon River , Brazil
year: 2010
1944_Ripsaw Catfish_Oxydoras niger.jpg
record caught by: Gilberto Fernandes , courtesy of: -

"rod & reel" world record caught in:
Brazil / capital: Brasília / 8,514,877 sq km

Brazil

RECORD WEIGHT

category metric english waters country year
rod & reel * 21,50 kg 47 lb 6 oz Amazon River Brazil 2010
other methods 25,00 kg 55 lb 2 oz Amazon River system , Orinoco River system , São Francisco River system Bolivia , Brazil , Colombia , Peru , Venezuela unknown

RECORD LENGTH

category metric english
rod & reel 105 cm 41 inches
other methods 120 cm 47 inches
questionable 150 cm 59 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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verified by the IGFA