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Potamotrygon brachyura

Short-tailed River Stingray

largest catch captured in a picture and published

category: rod & reel
weight: 220,00 kg ( 485 lb 0 oz )
length: ~ 190 cm ( ~ 75 inches )
locality: Rio Parana, Argentina
year: 2008
2772_Mark Jones_Short-tailed River Stingray_Potamotrygon brachyura.jpg
caught by: unknown, courtesy of: Mark Jones

"rod & reel" world record caught in:
Argentina / capital: Buenos Aires / 2,780,400 sq km

Argentina

RECORD WEIGHT

category metric english waters country year
rod & reel 260,00 kg 573 lb 3 oz Rio Parana Argentina 2004
other methods 300,00 kg 661 lb 6 oz Parana River system Argentina, Brazil, Paraguay, Uruguay unknown

RECORD LENGTH

category metric english
rod & reel ~ 190 cm ~ 75 inches
other methods ~ 200 cm ~ 79 inches

RECORD AGE

category age
no documented record
explanation:
rod & reel:
sport fishing record with rod & reel
other methods:
records by other methods such as net, hand line, spear, bow fishing etc.
rod & reel?:
unclear if the fish was caught by rod & reel
questionable:
records based on anecdotal reports, verification not possible
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