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Zungaro zungaro

Jau

largest record catch captured in a picture and published

category: rod & reel record
weight: ~ 77,00 kg ( ~ 170 lb )
length: ~ 180 cm ( ~ 71 inches )
locality: river, Bolivia
year: 2017
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record caught by: Martin Content , courtesy of: Arapaima Paradise Lodge

"rod & reel" world record caught in:
Brazil / capital: Brasília / 8,514,877 sq km

Brazil

RECORD WEIGHT

category metric english waters country year
rod & reel 80,00 kg 176 lb 6 oz Rio Xingu Brazil 2008
other methods 100,00 kg 220 lb 7 oz Amazon River system, Orinoco River system Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Peru, Venezuela unknown

RECORD LENGTH

category metric english
rod & reel ~ 180 cm ~ 71 inches
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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