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Pinirampus pirinampu

Flatwhiskered Catfish

largest record catch captured in a picture and published

category: rod & reel record
weight: 11,40 kg ( 25 lb 2 oz )
length: ~ 100 cm ( ~ 39 inches )
locality: Rio Paraguay, Brazil
year: 2009
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record caught by: Gary Newman , courtesy of: Argentina Fishing Adventures

"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 11,40 kg 25 lb 2 oz Rio Paraguay Brazil 2009
other methods ~ 30,00 kg ~ 66 lb Amazon River system, Orinoco River system, Parana River system Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Paraguay, Peru, Venezuela unknown

RECORD LENGTH

category metric english
rod & reel ~ 100 cm ~ 39 inches
other methods 120 cm 47 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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