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Pellona castelnaeana

Amazon Pellona

largest record catch captured in a picture and published

record category: rod & reel
weight: 7,10 kg ( 15 lb 10 oz )
length: 79 cm ( 31 inches )
locality: Rio Caura , Venezuela
year: 1999
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record caught by: Stephen Ray , courtesy of: -

"rod & reel" world record caught in:
Venezuela / capital: Caracas / 912,050 sq km

Venezuela

RECORD WEIGHT

category metric english waters country year
rod & reel * 7,10 kg 15 lb 10 oz Rio Caura Venezuela 1999
other methods 9,00 kg 19 lb 13 oz Rio Caura Venezuela unknown

RECORD LENGTH

category metric english
rod & reel 79 cm 31 inches
other methods ~ 90 cm ~ 35 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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exactly tie
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verified by the IGFA