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Silurus soldatovi

Soldatov's Catfish

largest record catch captured in a picture and published

record category: other methods
weight: ~ 20,00 kg ( ~ 44 lb )
length: ~ 140 cm ( ~ 55 inches )
locality: Amur River system , Russia
year: 2004
1871_Oleg Abramov_Soldatov's Catfish_Silurus soldatovi.jpg
record caught by: unknown, courtesy of: Oleg Abramov

"other methods" world record caught in:

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RECORD WEIGHT

category metric english waters country year
other methods 40,00 kg 88 lb 3 oz Amur River system China , Russia unknown
questionable ~ 300,00 kg ~ 661 lb Amur River system China , Russia unknown

RECORD LENGTH

category metric english
other methods 200 cm 79 inches
questionable 400 cm 157 inches

RECORD AGE

category age
verified 20 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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