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Rhamdia quelen

South American Catfish

largest record catch captured in a picture and published

category: rod & reel record
weight: 4,31 kg ( 9 lb 8 oz )
length: 71 cm ( 28 inches )
locality: Rio Urariquera, Brazil
year: 2003
2199_South American Catfish_Rhamdia quelen.jpg
record caught by: Russell Jensen , courtesy of: -

"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 4,53 kg 10 lb 0 oz Rio Teles Pires Brazil 2002
other methods 5,00 kg 11 lb 0 oz unknown Central America, South America unknown

RECORD LENGTH

category metric english
rod & reel 71 cm 28 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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