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Salvelinus murta

Murta Char

largest record catch captured in a picture and published

record category: other methods
weight: -
length: -
locality: Lake Thingvalla , Iceland
year: 2005
3037_B. Delling_Murta Char_Salvelinus murta.jpg
record caught by: unknown (two forms) , courtesy of: B. Delling

"other methods" world record caught in:
Iceland / capital: Reykjavík / 103,000 sq km

Iceland

RECORD WEIGHT

category metric english waters country year
other methods ~ 2,00 kg ~ 4 lb Lake Thingvalla Iceland unknown

RECORD LENGTH

category metric english
other methods ~ 55 cm ~ 22 inches

RECORD AGE

category age
verified 18 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