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Sperata acicularis

Burma Shovelnose Catfish

largest record catch captured in a picture and published

category: other methods record
weight: ~ 4,00 kg ( ~ 9 lb )
length: ~ 70 cm ( ~ 28 inches )
locality: -, Burma
year: -
1991_Burma Shovelnose Catfish_Sperata acicularis.jpg
record caught by: unknown, courtesy of: -

"other methods" world record caught in:
Burma / capital: Rangoon / 676,578 sq km

Burma

RECORD WEIGHT

category metric english waters country year
other methods ~ 80,00 kg ~ 176 lb Bago River, Great Tenasserim River system, Irrawaddy River system Burma 2002

RECORD LENGTH

category metric english
other methods 180 cm 71 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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