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Salminus brasiliensis

Dorado

largest record catch captured in a picture and published

record category: rod & reel
weight: 30,70 kg ( 67 lb 11 oz )
length: 130 cm ( 51 inches )
locality: Rio Parana , Argentina
year: 1999
1440_Mark Jones_Dorado_Salminus brasiliensis.jpg
record caught by: unknown, courtesy of: Mark Jones

"rod & reel" world record caught in:
Argentina / capital: Buenos Aires / 2,780,400 sq km

Argentina

RECORD WEIGHT

category metric english waters country year
rod & reel 31,40 kg 69 lb 4 oz Rio Bermejo Argentina 1971
other methods 34,00 kg 74 lb 15 oz Rio Parana Argentina unknown

RECORD LENGTH

category metric english
rod & reel 130 cm 51 inches
questionable 140 cm 55 inches

RECORD AGE

category age
verified 15 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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verified by the IGFA