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Wallago leerii

Striped Wallago

largest record catch captured in a picture and published

record category: other methods
weight: 70,00 kg ( 154 lb 5 oz )
length: 165 cm ( 65 inches )
locality: Mempawah River , Indonesia
year: 2007
1720_Striped Wallago_Wallago leerii.jpg
record caught by: unknown, courtesy of: -

"rod & reel" world record caught in:
Malaysia / capital: Kuala Lumpur / 329,847 sq km

Malaysia

RECORD WEIGHT

category metric english waters country year
rod & reel 65,00 kg 143 lb 5 oz Bernam River Malaysia 1999
other methods 86,00 kg 189 lb 10 oz Borneo Indonesia unknown
questionable 102,80 kg 226 lb 10 oz Tembeling River Malaysia 197?

RECORD LENGTH

category metric english
rod & reel 168 cm 66 inches
other methods ~ 190 cm ~ 75 inches
questionable 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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