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Sciades couma

Couma Sea Catfish

largest record catch captured in a picture and published

record category: other methods
weight: ~ 5,00 kg ( ~ 11 lb )
length: ~ 80 cm ( ~ 32 inches )
locality: - , Suriname
year: 2005
1909_Couma Sea Catfish_Sciades couma.jpg
record caught by: Frans Noyelle , courtesy of: -

"rod & reel" world record caught in:
French Guiana / capital: Cayenne / 83,534 sq km

French Guiana

RECORD WEIGHT

category metric english waters country year
rod & reel ~ 4,00 kg ~ 9 lb Mahury River estuary French Guiana unknown
other methods 30,00 kg 66 lb 2 oz Amazon Delta , Essequibo River estuary , Magdalena Delta , Orinoco Delta Brazil , Colombia , Guyana , Suriname , Venezuela unknown

RECORD LENGTH

category metric english
rod & reel 70 cm 28 inches
other methods ~ 130 cm ~ 51 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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