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Pangasius sanitwongsei

Giant Pangasius, Chao Phraya Catfish

largest record catch captured in a picture and published

category: rod & reel record
weight: 74,00 kg ( 163 lb 2 oz )
length: ~ 175 cm ( ~ 69 inches )
locality: Palm Tree Lagoon, Thailand
year: 2012
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record caught by: unknown, 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 74,00 kg 163 lb 2 oz Palm Tree Lagoon Thailand 2012
other methods 200,00 kg 440 lb 15 oz Mekong River system Cambodia, Laos, Thailand, Vietnam unknown
questionable 300,00 kg 661 lb 6 oz Mekong River system Cambodia, Laos, Thailand, Vietnam unknown

RECORD LENGTH

category metric english
rod & reel ~ 175 cm ~ 69 inches
other methods 297 cm 117 inches
questionable + 300 cm + 118 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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