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Tetraodon mbu

Freshwater Puffer fish

largest record catch captured in a picture and published

record category: other methods
weight: ~ 2,00 kg ( ~ 4 lb )
length: ~ 50 cm ( ~ 20 inches )
locality: Ubangi River , Central African Republic
year: 2006
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record caught by: unknown, courtesy of: John Friel

"other methods" world record caught in:

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RECORD WEIGHT

category metric english waters country year
other methods ~ 7,00 kg ~ 15 lb Congo River system , Lake Tanganyika Burundi , Congo , DR Congo , Tanzania , Zambia unknown

RECORD LENGTH

category metric english
other methods 75 cm 30 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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