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Potamotrygon orbignyi

Smooth Back River Stingray

largest record catch captured in a picture and published

record category: rod & reel
weight: ~ 10,00 kg ( ~ 22 lb )
length: + 60 cm ( + 24 inches )
locality: Apure River system , Venezuela
year: 2007
2796_Smooth Back River Stingray_Potamotrygon orbignyi.jpg
record caught by: unknown, courtesy of: -

"rod & reel" world record caught in:
Venezuela / capital: Caracas / 912,050 sq km

Venezuela

RECORD WEIGHT

category metric english waters country year
rod & reel ~ 10,00 kg ~ 22 lb Apure River system Venezuela 2007
other methods 26,50 kg 58 lb 7 oz Orinoco River system Venezuela unknown

RECORD LENGTH

category metric english
rod & reel + 60 cm + 24 inches
other methods 77 cm 30 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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