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Sorubim cuspicaudus

Trans-Andean Shovelnose Catfish

largest record catch captured in a picture and published

category: rod & reel record
weight: ~ 0,50 kg ( ~ 1 lb )
length: 42 cm ( 17 inches )
locality: Rio La Miel, Colombia
year: 2016
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record caught by: Mr. Mauricio , courtesy of: espaciodepesca.com

"rod & reel" world record caught in:
Colombia / capital: Bogotá / 1,138,910 sq km

Colombia

RECORD WEIGHT

category metric english waters country year
rod & reel ~ 0,50 kg ~ 1 lb Rio La Miel Colombia 2016
other methods ~ 5,00 kg ~ 11 lb Lake Maracaibo, Magdalena River system, Sinu River Colombia, Venezuela unknown

RECORD LENGTH

category metric english
rod & reel 42 cm 17 inches
other methods + 80 cm + 32 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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