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Paratrygon aiereba

Discus Ray

largest record catch captured in a picture and published

record category: rod & reel
weight: 53,00 kg ( 116 lb 14 oz )
length: ~ 120 cm ( ~ 47 inches )
locality: Rio Negro , Brazil
year: 2000
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record caught by: Keith Sutton , courtesy of: catfishsutton.com

"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 * 53,00 kg 116 lb 14 oz Rio Negro Brazil 2000
other methods 113,50 kg 250 lb 4 oz Rio Apure Venezuela unknown
questionable + 453,50 kg + 1000 lb Amazon River system Peru unknown

RECORD LENGTH

category metric english
rod & reel ~ 120 cm ~ 47 inches
other methods 157 cm 62 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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verified by the IGFA