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Wallago leerii

Striped Wallago

largest record catch captured in a picture and published

category: other methods record
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: -
category: questionable record
weight: 71,00 kg ( 156 lb 8 oz )
length: + 160 cm ( + 63 inches )
locality: Khao Laem Reservoir, Thailand
year: 2015
3373_Wallago_leerii_Striped_Wallago0.jpeg
record caught by: Ms. Benchawan Thiansungnoen , courtesy of: Tim Webb
comment: not verified, according to the photo 71 kg is not realistic

"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 ~ 120,00 kg ~ 265 lb unknown Malaysia 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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