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Pterodoras granulosus

Granulated Catfish

largest record catch captured in a picture and published

category: rod & reel record
weight: 8,16 kg ( 18 lb 0 oz )
length: 81 cm ( 32 inches )
locality: Rio Madidi, Bolivia
year: 2018
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record caught by: Arthur Weston , courtesy of: Arapaima Paradise Lodge

"rod & reel" world record caught in:
Bolivia / capital: La Paz / 1,098,581 sq km

Bolivia

RECORD WEIGHT

category metric english waters country year
rod & reel * 8,16 kg 18 lb 0 oz Rio Madidi Bolivia 2018
other methods ~ 10,00 kg ~ 22 lb unknown Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Peru, Uruguay unknown

RECORD LENGTH

category metric english
rod & reel 81 cm 32 inches
other methods 90 cm 35 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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