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Sperata seenghala

Giant River-Catfish

largest record catch captured in a picture and published

category: other methods record
weight: ~ 20,00 kg ( ~ 44 lb )
length: ~ 120 cm ( ~ 47 inches )
locality: Dehradun district, India
year: 2010
1681_Anil P. Rawat_Giant River-Catfish_Sperata seenghala.jpg
record caught by: unknown, courtesy of: Anil P. Rawat

"rod & reel" world record caught in:
Pakistan / capital: Islamabad / 796,095 sq km

Pakistan

RECORD WEIGHT

category metric english waters country year
rod & reel 12,00 kg 26 lb 7 oz Indus River Pakistan 200?
other methods 120,00 kg 264 lb 9 oz unknown Afghanistan, Bangladesh, India, Nepal, Pakistan unknown

RECORD LENGTH

category metric english
rod & reel ~ 100 cm ~ 39 inches
other methods 200 cm 79 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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