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Phalacronotus apogon

Metallic Sheatfish

largest record catch captured in a picture and published

record category: rod & reel
weight: ~ 4,00 kg ( ~ 9 lb )
length: ~ 70 cm ( ~ 28 inches )
locality: - , Thailand
year: 2008
1921_Metallic Sheatfish_Phalacronotus apogon.jpg
record caught by: unknown, courtesy of: -

"rod & reel" world record caught in:
Thailand / capital: Bangkok / 513,120 sq km

Thailand

RECORD WEIGHT

category metric english waters country year
rod & reel ~ 4,00 kg ~ 9 lb unknown Thailand 2008
other methods ~ 30,00 kg ~ 66 lb unknown Cambodia , Indonesia , Laos , Malaysia , Thailand unknown

RECORD LENGTH

category metric english
rod & reel ~ 70 cm ~ 28 inches
other methods + 130 cm + 51 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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