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Psephurus gladius

Chinese Paddlefish

largest record catch captured in a picture and published

category: other methods record
weight: ~ 250,00 kg ( ~ 551 lb )
length: 352 cm ( 139 inches )
locality: Yangtze River, China
year: 2003
51_Qiwei Wei_Chinese Paddlefish_Psephurus gladius.jpg
record caught by: unknown, courtesy of: Qiwei Wei
category: other methods record
weight: + 150,00 kg ( + 331 lb )
length: ~ 300 cm ( ~ 118 inches )
locality: Yangtze River, China
year: 19??
2930_Chinese Paddlefish_Psephurus gladius.jpg
record caught by: unknown, courtesy of: -
comment: measurements unknown, maybe the largest catch with full body photo

"other methods" world record caught in:
China / capital: Beijing / 9,596,961 sq km

China

RECORD WEIGHT

category metric english waters country year
other methods 500,00 kg 1102 lb 5 oz Yangtze River system China unknown

RECORD LENGTH

category metric english
other methods + 700 cm + 276 inches

RECORD AGE

category age
verified 59 years

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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