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Sciades parkeri

Gillbacker Sea Catfish

largest record catch captured in a picture and published

category: other methods record
weight: ~ 1,50 kg ( ~ 3 lb )
length: ~ 60 cm ( ~ 24 inches )
locality: Atlantic coast, Brazil
year: 20??
1841_Maria da Glória Trindade_Gillbacker Sea Catfish_Sciades parkeri.jpg
record caught by: unknown, courtesy of: Maria da Glória Trindade

"other methods" world record caught in:

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RECORD WEIGHT

category metric english waters country year
other methods 50,00 kg 110 lb 4 oz Amazon Delta, Essequibo River estuary Brazil, French Guiana, Guyana, Suriname, Venezuela unknown

RECORD LENGTH

category metric english
other methods 190 cm 75 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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