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Silurus asotus

Amur Catfish

largest record catch captured in a picture and published

record category: rod & reel
weight: ~ 20,00 kg ( ~ 44 lb )
length: 132 cm ( 52 inches )
locality: Cheongyong Reservoir , South Korea
year: 2009
1903_Amur Catfish_Silurus asotus.jpg
record caught by: Kim Gi-Dong , courtesy of: -

"rod & reel" world record caught in:
South Korea / capital: Seoul / 99,720 sq km

South Korea

RECORD WEIGHT

category metric english waters country year
rod & reel ~ 20,00 kg ~ 44 lb Cheongyong Reservoir South Korea 2009
other methods 30,00 kg 66 lb 2 oz Amur River system Russia unknown

RECORD LENGTH

category metric english
rod & reel 132 cm 52 inches
other methods 140 cm 55 inches

RECORD AGE

category age
verified 30 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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