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Pelecus cultratus

Ziege , Sichel

largest record catch captured in a picture and published

record category: other methods
weight: 0,91 kg ( 2 lb 0 oz )
length: 52 cm ( 20 inches )
locality: Saimaa Lake , Finland
year: 2008
1387_Aarno Karels_Ziege_Pelecus cultratus.jpg
record caught by: Markku Pesonen , courtesy of: Aarno Karels

"rod & reel" world record caught in:
Hungary / capital: Budapest / 93,028 sq km

Hungary

RECORD WEIGHT

category metric english waters country year
rod & reel 1,05 kg 2 lb 5 oz Lake Gebard Hungary 1997
other methods 2,00 kg 4 lb 7 oz Dnyepr Delta Ukraine unknown
questionable 3,50 kg 7 lb 11 oz Dnyepr Delta Ukraine unknown

RECORD LENGTH

category metric english
rod & reel ~ 55 cm ~ 22 inches
other methods 65 cm 26 inches

RECORD AGE

category age
verified 16 years
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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