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Sharptooth catfish may be IGFA Record

IGFA maintains and publishes world records for saltwater, freshwater, fly fishing catches, U.S. state freshwater records, and junior angler records, awarding certificates of recognition to each record holder. Recognized as the official keeper of world saltwater fishing records since 1939, IGFA entered the field of freshwater record keeping when Field & Stream transferred its 68 years of records to the association in 1978. World records coordinator Rebecca Wright provides monthly highlights of selected documented fish catches made from across the globe and submitted for world records. Below is a potential Feb. world record now before the world...
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Sharptooth Catfish Fish Species Information

Scientific Fish Name: Clarias gariepinus
Other Fish Species Names:
Regions Fished: Africa: almost Pan-Africa, absent from Maghreb, the upper and lower Guinea and the Cape province and probably also Nogal province. Asia: Jordan, Israel, Lebanon, Syria and southern Turkey. Widely introduced to other parts of Africa, Europe and Asia.
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Several countries report adverse ecological impact after introduction. Trade restricted in Germany.

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