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Potamotrygon falkneri

Largespot River Stingray

largest record catch captured in a picture and published

record category: rod & reel
weight: 2,30 kg ( 5 lb 1 oz )
length: ~ 30 cm ( ~ 12 inches )
locality: Rio Apa , Brazil
year: 2009
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record caught by: Mark Jones , 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 2,30 kg 5 lb 1 oz Rio Apa Brazil 2009
other methods ~ 10,00 kg ~ 22 lb Amazon River system , Parana River system Argentina , Bolivia , Brazil , Paraguay , Peru unknown

RECORD LENGTH

category metric english
rod & reel ~ 30 cm ~ 12 inches
other methods 60 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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