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Scaphirhynchus albus

Pallid Sturgeon

largest record catch captured in a picture and published

record category: other methods
weight: 30,00 kg ( 66 lb 2 oz )
length: + 150 cm ( + 59 inches )
locality: Missouri River , USA
year: 2012
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record caught by: Landon D. Holte, John Hunziker , courtesy of: -

"rod & reel" world record caught in:
USA / capital: Washington / 9,826,675 sq km

USA

RECORD WEIGHT

category metric english waters country year
rod & reel 27,22 kg 60 lb 0 oz Yellowstone River USA 1979
other methods 45,00 kg 99 lb 3 oz Mississippi-Missouri-River system USA unknown
questionable 130,00 kg 286 lb 10 oz Mississippi-Missouri-River system USA unknown

RECORD LENGTH

category metric english
rod & reel ~ 150 cm ~ 59 inches
other methods 200 cm 79 inches

RECORD AGE

category age
verified 73 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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