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Protopterus annectens

West African Lungfish

largest record catch captured in a picture and published

category: other methods record
weight: -
length: -
locality: Senegal River, Senegal
year: -
2734_West African Lungfish_Protopterus annectens annectens.jpg
record caught by: unknown, courtesy of: -

"other methods" world record caught in:

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RECORD WEIGHT

category metric english waters country year
other methods ~ 8,00 kg ~ 18 lb Chad River, Gambia River, Niger River, Senegal River, Volta River Central Africa, West Africa unknown

RECORD LENGTH

category metric english
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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