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Wallago micropogon

Mekong Wallago

largest record catch captured in a picture and published

category: other methods record
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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