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order scientific name common name record weight (metric) record weight (anglo-american-system) water country picture
carps over 10 kg Barbus barbus Barbel 10,49 kg 23 lb 2 oz Sitter River Switzerland View Catch Details
pikes Esox masquinongy Muskellunge + 30,00 kg + 66 lb Lake Courte Oreilles USA View Catch Details
pikes Esox masquinongy Muskellunge 31,72 kg 69 lb 15 oz St.Lawrence River USA View Catch Details
carps over 25 kg Catlocarpio siamensis Giant Siamese Carp + 120,00 kg + 265 lb Bung Sam Lan Lake Thailand View Catch Details
carps over 25 kg Gibelion catla Catla 32,00 kg 70 lb 9 oz Palm Tree Lagoon Thailand View Catch Details
carps over 25 kg Tor khudree Deccan Mahseer + 29,50 kg + 65 lb Cauvery River India View Catch Details
characins Prochilodus lineatus Curimbata 17,00 kg 37 lb 8 oz Rio Parana Argentina View Catch Details
bony tongues Arapaima gigas Pirarucu + 181,50 kg + 400 lb Bung Sam Lan Lake Thailand View Catch Details
characins Hydrocynus goliath Giant Tigerfish 45,00 kg 99 lb 3 oz Congo River Congo View Catch Details
perch-likes over 10 kg Lates angustifrons Tanganyika Lates 35,00 kg 77 lb 3 oz Lake Tanganyika Burundi View Catch Details
catfishes over 50 kg Wallago leerii Striped Wallago 49,00 kg 108 lb 0 oz Khao Laem Reservoir Thailand View Catch Details
knifefishes Electrophorus electricus Electric Eel + 20,00 kg + 44 lb Amazon River system Brazil View Catch Details
sturgeons and paddlefishes Scaphirhynchus platorynchus Shovelnose Sturgeon + 6,50 kg + 14 lb Missouri River USA View Catch Details
characins Colossoma macropomum Black Pacu 35,00 kg 77 lb 3 oz fishing lake Corrego das Antas Brazil View Catch Details
carps up 5 kg Carassius gibelio Prussian Carp 5,40 kg 11 lb 14 oz Blunker Lake Germany View Catch Details
gars Atractosteus spatula Alligator Gar 131,54 kg 290 lb 0 oz Trinity River USA View Catch Details
salmon-likes over 10 kg Salmo salar Atlantic Salmon + 30,00 kg + 66 lb Salaca River Latvia View Catch Details
catfishes over 50 kg Pylodictis olivaris Flathead Catfish 71,21 kg 157 lb 0 oz Trinity River USA View Catch Details
salmon-likes over 10 kg Salmo salar Atlantic Salmon + 33,00 kg + 73 lb Restigouche River Canada View Catch Details
gars Atractosteus spatula Alligator Gar + 170,00 kg + 375 lb Moon Lake USA View Catch Details
catfishes over 50 kg Silurus glanis Wels Catfish 256,00 kg 564 lb 6 oz Desna River Ukraine View Catch Details
catfishes over 50 kg Clarias gariepinus Sharptooth Catfish 42,50 kg 93 lb 11 oz Orange River South Africa View Catch Details
carps over 25 kg Hypophthalmichthys nobilis Bighead Carp 56,00 kg 123 lb 7 oz Bajer Reservoir (foul-hooked) Croatia View Catch Details
salmon-likes over 10 kg Salvelinus alpinus alpinus Arctic Char 15,42 kg 34 lb 0 oz Victoria Island Canada View Catch Details
catfishes over 50 kg Brachyplatystoma filamentosum Piraiba + 136,00 kg + 300 lb Courantyne River Suriname View Catch Details
catfishes over 50 kg Bagarius yarrelli Goonch + 130,00 kg + 287 lb Ramganga River India View Catch Details
salmon-likes over 10 kg Oncorhynchus tshawytscha Chinook Salmon 42,00 kg 92 lb 10 oz Rio Manihuales Chile View Catch Details
pikes Esox masquinongy Muskellunge 31,61 kg 69 lb 11 oz Chippewa Flowage USA View Catch Details
sturgeons and paddlefishes Acipenser fulvescens Lake Sturgeon 184,16 kg 406 lb 0 oz Roseau River Canada View Catch Details
perch-likes over 10 kg Sander lucioperca Zander 20,40 kg 45 lb 0 oz unknown Russia View Catch Details
carps over 25 kg Hypophthalmichthys nobilis Bighead Carp 45,50 kg 100 lb 5 oz lake near Hanau Germany View Catch Details
bowfins Amia calva Bowfin ~ 9,00 kg ~ 20 lb Minnesota USA View Catch Details
eels Anguilla rostrata American Eel 5,94 kg 13 lb 2 oz coast of Absecon Bay USA View Catch Details
catfishes over 50 kg Brachyplatystoma filamentosum Piraiba 225,00 kg 496 lb 1 oz Rio Teles Pires Brazil View Catch Details
catfishes over 50 kg Ictalurus furcatus Blue Catfish + 68,00 kg + 150 lb Mississippi River USA View Catch Details
catfishes over 50 kg Silurus glanis Wels Catfish 134,97 kg 297 lb 9 oz Po River Italy View Catch Details
eels Anguilla marmorata Giant Mottled Eel + 15,00 kg + 33 lb Papara district, Tahiti French Polynesia View Catch Details
salmon-likes over 10 kg Hucho hucho Huchen 41,30 kg 91 lb 1 oz Lake Plav Montenegro View Catch Details
eels Anguilla marmorata Giant Mottled Eel 14,00 kg 30 lb 14 oz Eastern Cape Province South Africa View Catch Details
carps over 25 kg Hypophthalmichthys nobilis Bighead Carp 52,00 kg 114 lb 10 oz gravel pit near Buncani (foul-hooked) Slovenia View Catch Details
catfishes over 50 kg Silurus glanis Wels Catfish 175,00 kg 385 lb 13 oz Danube Delta Ukraine View Catch Details
characins Hoplias macrophthalmus Giant Trahira 17,00 kg 37 lb 8 oz Rio do Sangue Brazil View Catch Details
characins Hoplias macrophthalmus Giant Trahira 17,00 kg 37 lb 8 oz Rio Juruena Brazil View Catch Details
perch-likes over 10 kg Morone saxatilis Striped Bass 41,73 kg 92 lb 0 oz Atlantic coast, Chesapeake Bay USA View Catch Details
catfishes over 50 kg Bagarius yarrelli Goonch 113,40 kg 250 lb 0 oz unknown India View Catch Details
carps over 25 kg Luciobarbus esocinus Mangar + 70,00 kg + 154 lb lake in Baghdad Iraq View Catch Details
carps over 25 kg Elopichthys bambusa Yellowcheek + 50,00 kg + 110 lb Poyang Lake China View Catch Details
catfishes over 50 kg Phractocephalus hemioliopterus Redtail Catfish + 80,00 kg + 176 lb Rio Araguaia Brazil View Catch Details
salmon-likes over 10 kg Salmo trutta fario Brown Trout + 15,00 kg + 33 lb Patagonia Chile View Catch Details
salmon-likes over 10 kg Salmo trutta lacustris Lake Trout + 30,00 kg + 66 lb Attersee Austria View Catch Details
sturgeons and paddlefishes Huso huso Beluga Sturgeon 1179,39 kg 2600 lb 2 oz Caspian Sea Russia View Catch Details
catfishes over 50 kg Pseudoplatystoma corruscans Spotted Sorubim + 80,00 kg + 176 lb Rio Parana Argentina View Catch Details
sturgeons and paddlefishes Psephurus gladius Chinese Paddlefish + 150,00 kg + 331 lb Yangtze River China View Catch Details
salmon-likes over 10 kg Parahucho perryi Japanese Huchen ~ 40,00 kg ~ 88 lb Shiribetsu River Japan View Catch Details
catfishes over 50 kg Silurus meridionalis Chinese Largemouth Catfish + 30,00 kg + 66 lb Yangtze River system China View Catch Details
salmon-likes over 10 kg Salmo marmoratus Marmorata 22,50 kg 49 lb 10 oz Soca River Slovenia View Catch Details
catfishes over 50 kg Hemibagrus wyckioides Bagrid Catfish 32,00 kg 70 lb 9 oz Palm Tree Lagoon Thailand View Catch Details
carps over 25 kg Probarbus jullieni Isok Barb 22,15 kg 48 lb 13 oz Palm Tree Lagoon Thailand View Catch Details
sturgeons and paddlefishes Huso dauricus Kaluga Sturgeon 617,00 kg 1360 lb 4 oz Amur River China View Catch Details
salmon-likes over 10 kg Hucho taimen Taimen + 40,00 kg + 88 lb Selenga River Mongolia View Catch Details
bony tongues Arapaima gigas Pirarucu + 163,00 kg + 359 lb Bung Sam Lan Lake Thailand View Catch Details
catfishes over 50 kg Sorubimichthys planiceps Firewood Catfish 12,60 kg 27 lb 12 oz Amazon River system Ecuador View Catch Details
perch-likes over 10 kg Lutjanus goldiei Papuan Black Snapper 20,41 kg 45 lb 0 oz Torio River Papua New Guinea View Catch Details
catfishes over 50 kg Wallago attu Wallago ~ 90,00 kg ~ 198 lb Salween River system Thailand View Catch Details
catfishes over 50 kg Bagarius yarrelli Goonch 87,00 kg 191 lb 13 oz Ramganga River India View Catch Details
perch-likes over 10 kg Lates niloticus Nile Perch ~ 154,00 kg ~ 340 lb Lake Chamo Ethiopia View Catch Details
catfishes over 50 kg Chrysichthys cranchii Kokuni + 50,00 kg + 110 lb Congo River Congo View Catch Details
perch-likes over 10 kg Channa marulius Great Snakehead 13,60 kg 30 lb 0 oz Karnataka state India View Catch Details
carps over 25 kg Gibelion catla Catla 44,50 kg 98 lb 2 oz Hemavathi Reservoir India View Catch Details
carps over 25 kg Catlocarpio siamensis Giant Siamese Carp 174,00 kg 383 lb 10 oz unknown Thailand, Vietnam View Catch Details
characins Hydrocynus goliath Giant Tigerfish 50,00 kg 110 lb 4 oz Congo River DR Congo View Catch Details
perch-likes over 10 kg Parachromis dovii Guapote 6,80 kg 15 lb 0 oz Lake Apanas Nicaragua View Catch Details
carps over 25 kg Cyprinus carpio carpio Common Carp 27,00 kg 59 lb 8 oz Sava River Serbia View Catch Details
skates and rays Paratrygon aiereba Discus Ray + 60,00 kg + 132 lb Amazon River system Colombia View Catch Details
perch-likes up 10 kg Lates mariae Bigeye Lates ~ 6,00 kg ~ 13 lb Lake Tanganyika Burundi View Catch Details
perch-likes over 10 kg Lates angustifrons Tanganyika Lates + 40,00 kg + 88 lb Lake Tanganyika Tanzania View Catch Details
catfishes over 10 kg Pangasianodon hypophthalmus Striped Catfish 43,00 kg 94 lb 13 oz Musi River Indonesia View Catch Details
salmon-likes up to 10 kg Salmo obtusirostris Adriatic Trout 4,80 kg 10 lb 9 oz Neretva River Bosnia and Herzegovina View Catch Details
catfishes up 10 kg Belodontichthys dinema Twisted-Jaw Sheatfish 12,00 kg 26 lb 7 oz unknown Malaysia View Catch Details
salmon-likes over 10 kg Salvelinus leucomaenis leucomaenis Whitespotted Char ~ 8,00 kg ~ 18 lb Zhupanova River Russia View Catch Details
characins Colossoma macropomum Black Pacu 40,00 kg 88 lb 3 oz Rio Sinú Colombia View Catch Details
catfishes over 50 kg Pseudoplatystoma corruscans Spotted Sorubim 115,00 kg 253 lb 9 oz Rio São Francisco Brazil View Catch Details
carps up 5 kg Leuciscus leuciscus Dace 0,95 kg 2 lb 2 oz pond near Cologne Germany View Catch Details
cod-likes Lota lota Burbot 15,42 kg 34 lb 0 oz Windermere Lake Canada View Catch Details
pikes Esox masquinongy Muskellunge 29,48 kg 65 lb 0 oz Lake Huron, Georgian Bay Canada View Catch Details
pikes Esox reichertii Amur Pike 10,97 kg 24 lb 3 oz Glendale Lake USA View Catch Details
catfishes over 10 kg Auchenoglanis occidentalis Bubu 3,80 kg 8 lb 6 oz Palm Tree Lagoon Thailand View Catch Details
characins Hydrocynus goliath Giant Tigerfish 56,00 kg 123 lb 7 oz Congo River Congo View Catch Details
carps up 5 kg Carassius auratus Goldfish 3,32 kg 7 lb 5 oz University of East Anglia Broad United Kingdom View Catch Details
carps over 5 kg Squalius cephalus European Chub 6,25 kg 13 lb 12 oz Danube River Hungary View Catch Details
sturgeons and paddlefishes Huso dauricus Kaluga Sturgeon 544,31 kg 1200 lb 0 oz Amur River Russia View Catch Details
silversides Odontesthes bonariensis Pejerrey 6,35 kg 14 lb 0 oz fishing lake Esmeralda Chile View Catch Details
sturgeons and paddlefishes Acipenser fulvescens Lake Sturgeon + 90,00 kg + 198 lb Yellow Lake USA View Catch Details
sturgeons and paddlefishes Acipenser sturio Common Sturgeon 300,00 kg 661 lb 6 oz Gironde estuary France View Catch Details
sturgeons and paddlefishes Acipenser transmontanus White Sturgeon ~ 680,50 kg ~ 1500 lb Snake River USA View Catch Details
perch-likes over 10 kg Lutjanus fuscescens Freshwater Snapper ~ 24,00 kg ~ 53 lb Lunga River Solomon Islands View Catch Details
skates and rays Potamotrygon orbignyi Smooth Back River Stingray 26,50 kg 58 lb 7 oz Orinoco River system Venezuela View Catch Details
salmon-likes up to 10 kg Coregonus albula Vendace 0,55 kg 1 lb 3 oz Inari Lake Finland View Catch Details
sturgeons and paddlefishes Acipenser dabryanus Yangtze Sturgeon + 80,00 kg + 176 lb Sichuan Province China View Catch Details
sturgeons and paddlefishes Acipenser persicus Persian Sturgeon ~ 30,00 kg ~ 66 lb Caspian Sea Iran View Catch Details
carps over 25 kg Luciocyprinus striolatus Striped Pikecarp + 30,00 kg + 66 lb tributary of the Mekong River Laos View Catch Details
carps over 10 kg Luciobarbus microcephalus Smallhead Barbel 14,20 kg 31 lb 5 oz Lagunas de Ruidera Spain View Catch Details
carps over 10 kg Luciobarbus comizo Iberian Barbel 18,70 kg 41 lb 4 oz Lagunas de Ruidera Spain View Catch Details