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Potamotrygon constellata

Thorny River Stingray

largest record catch captured in a picture and published

category: rod & reel record
weight: ~ 10,00 kg ( ~ 22 lb )
length: ~ 60 cm ( ~ 24 inches )
locality: Rio Araguaia, Brazil
year: 2010
2812_Mark Jones_Thorny River Stingray_Potamotrygon constellata.jpg
record caught by: Paulo André De Alvim , courtesy of: Mark Jones

"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 ~ 10,00 kg ~ 22 lb Rio Araguaia Brazil 2010
other methods 16,80 kg 37 lb 1 oz Amazon River system Ecuador unknown

RECORD LENGTH

category metric english
rod & reel ~ 60 cm ~ 24 inches
other methods 62 cm 24 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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