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Plagioscion squamosissimus

South American Silver Croaker

largest record catch captured in a picture and published

category: rod & reel record
weight: 5,10 kg ( 11 lb 4 oz )
length: + 70 cm ( + 28 inches )
locality: Rio Jatapu, Brazil
year: 2009
2962_South American Silver Croaker_Plagioscion squamosissimus.jpg
record caught by: Russell Jensen , courtesy of: -

"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 * 5,10 kg 11 lb 4 oz Rio Jatapu Brazil 2009
other methods ~ 7,00 kg ~ 15 lb Amazon River system, Orinoco River system, Parana River system, rivers of Guianas, São Francisco River system Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guyana, Peru, Suriname, Venezuela unknown

RECORD LENGTH

category metric english
rod & reel + 70 cm + 28 inches
other methods 80 cm 32 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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