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Potamotrygon orbignyi

Smooth Back 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: Apure River system, Venezuela
year: 2007
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record caught by: unknown, courtesy of: -
category: other methods record
weight: 26,50 kg ( 58 lb 7 oz )
length: 77 cm ( 30 inches )
locality: Orinoco River system, Venezuela
year: -
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record caught by: unknown, courtesy of: Archivo EBEF
comment: largest catch with published photo, insufficient picture quality

"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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