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Potamotrygon hystrix

Porcupine River Stingray

largest record catch captured in a picture and published

record category: rod & reel
weight: 7,00 kg ( 15 lb 7 oz )
length: ~ 60 cm ( ~ 24 inches )
locality: Rio Parana , Argentina
year: 2015
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record caught by: Mark Jones , courtesy of: Argentina Fishing Adventures

"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 7,00 kg 15 lb 7 oz Rio Parana Argentina 2015
other methods + 35,00 kg + 77 lb Parana River system Argentina , Brazil unknown

RECORD LENGTH

category metric english
rod & reel ~ 60 cm ~ 24 inches
other methods ~ 100 cm ~ 39 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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