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Pseudoplatystoma reticulatum

Reticulated Shovelnose

largest record catch captured in a picture and published

record category: rod & reel
weight: 12,50 kg ( 27 lb 9 oz )
length: + 100 cm ( + 39 inches )
locality: Rio Camaiú , Brazil
year: 2008
3101_Johnny Jensen_Reticulated Shovelnose_Pseudoplatystoma reticulatum.jpg
record caught by: Rubinho de Almeida Prado , courtesy of: Johnny Jensen

"rod & reel" world record caught in:
Brazil / capital: Brasília / 8,514,877 sq km

Brazil

RECORD WEIGHT

category metric english waters country year
rod & reel 12,50 kg 27 lb 9 oz Rio Camaiú Brazil 2008
other methods ~ 20,50 kg ~ 45 lb Rio Camaiú Brazil unknown

RECORD LENGTH

category metric english
rod & reel + 100 cm + 39 inches
other methods ~ 120 cm ~ 47 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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