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Pangasius conchophilus

Shark Catfish

largest record catch captured in a picture and published

record category: rod & reel
weight: 7,70 kg ( 17 lb 0 oz )
length: ~ 75 cm ( ~ 30 inches )
locality: Palm Tree Lagoon , Thailand
year: 2014
1997_Palm Tree Lagoon Fishing Park_Shark Catfish_Pangasius conchophilus.jpg
record caught by: Michael Bailey , 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 7,70 kg 17 lb 0 oz Palm Tree Lagoon Thailand 2014
other methods ~ 20,00 kg ~ 44 lb Mekong River system Cambodia , Laos , Thailand , Vietnam unknown

RECORD LENGTH

category metric english
rod & reel ~ 75 cm ~ 30 inches
other methods + 120 cm + 47 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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