The family is grouped into four genera. The kaluga are claimed to be the largest freshwater f.
The video of the 1360 pound sturgeon kaluga caught in china the kaluga sturgeon huso dauricus is a giant predatory sturgeon found in the amur river and other few rivers in china.
Kaluga sturgeon world record. Oh and in case you do here s the application for international game fish association igfa world record recognition. All fishes that can easily reach the 1 000 pound 450 kg of weight. The kaluga huso dauricus is a large predatory sturgeon found in the amur river basin.
The kaluga is one of the biggest of the sturgeon family. Paulie s flathead catfish weighed 123 pounds 55 79 kilograms and was over 5 feet 1 55 meters in length. White beluga and kaluga.
Here s a list of the world record holders for nearly all recorded freshwater and saltwater fish. Their weight can reach about 227 kg 500 pounds. The common old world sturgeon acipenser sturio occurs from scandinavia to the mediterranean a very similar closely related form considered a separate species a.
Like the slightly larger beluga it spends part of its life in salt water. These great sizes mark the beluga as the largest freshwater fish in the world. Several other records of aged sturgeon exceed 5 m 16 ft.
Keep these numbers in the back of your mind the next time you hook a big one. The kaluga sturgeon huso dauricus is a giant predatory sturgeon found in the amur river and other few rivers in china. Oxyrhynchus by some authorities occurs along the east coast of north america the length of these fishes is generally to about 3 metres 10 feet.
Igfa world records database the record for the largest flathead catfish belongs to ken paulie who landed his big flathead over 20 years ago. The kaluga are claimed to be the largest freshwater fish in the all world with a maximum size of at least 1000 kilos 2 205 pound and 5 6 metres 18 6 feet. Also known as the river beluga they are claimed to be the largest freshwater fish in the world with a maximum size of at least 1 000 kg 2 205 lb and 5 6 m 18 6 ft.
While paulie s record was verified by the the kansas department of wildlife and parks and has been standing for over 20 years many. Sturgeon is the common name for the 27 species of fish belonging to the family acipenseridae the earliest sturgeon fossils date to the late cretaceous and are descended from other earlier acipenseriform fishes who date back to the triassic period some 245 to 208 million years ago. Heavily fished for the female s valuable roe known as.
White beluga and kaluga. Greenland shark up to 7 3 meters 24 feet. The beluga b ə ˈ l uː ɡ ə or great sturgeon huso huso is a species of anadromous fish in the sturgeon family acipenseridae of order acipenseriformes it is found primarily in the caspian and black sea basins and formerly in the adriatic sea going on maximum size it is the eighth most massive living species of bony fish.
The largest accepted record is of a female taken in 1827 in the volga estuary at 1 571 kg 3 463 lb and 7 2 m 23 feet 8 in. Acipenser huso scaphirhynchus and pseudoscaphirhynchus. Mar 11 2015 this 1360 pound 616 kilo kaluga sturgeon was caught in china.
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