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Wallago micropogon

Mekong Wallago

largest record catch captured in a picture and published

record category: other methods
weight: ~ 10,00 kg ( ~ 22 lb )
length: ~ 100 cm ( ~ 39 inches )
locality: Mekong River , Laos
year: 2006
1823_Suthep Kritsanavarin_Mekong Wallago_Wallago micropogon.jpg
record caught by: unknown, courtesy of: Suthep Kritsanavarin

"other methods" world record caught in:

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RECORD WEIGHT

category metric english waters country year
other methods 96,00 kg 211 lb 10 oz Mekong River system Laos , Thailand , Vietnam unknown

RECORD LENGTH

category metric english
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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