Pellona, Amazon (Pellona castelnaeana)

Valenciennes 1847; CLUPEIDAE FAMILY; also called sardinata, apapa, yellow apapa,
This South American species occurs in the Amazon system (Iquitos on Peruvian Amazon and Ambyiacos River in Ecuador to Manáos and perhaps Pará), the Guianas (Lake Amuku area where the Amazon and Essequibo systems join in wet years). It occurs in rivers, apparently not entering the sea, although presumably tolerating at least some salinity at the Amazon mouth.
Amazon pellona or sardinata belong to the same family as sardines and the American shad. It closely resembles a giant American shad. But, growing up to... Read More

 
 

All-Tackle World Records

Line Class
Weight
Location
Catch Date
Angler
All-Tackle
7.10 kg (15 lb 10 oz)
Caurama Lodge, Caura River, Venezuela
15-Jan-1999
 

Line Class World Records (Conventional Tackle)

Line Class
Weight
Location
Catch Date
Angler
M-01 kg (2 lb)
4.68 kg (10 lb 5 oz)
Rio Amazonas, Amazonas, Brazil
17-May-2009
M-02 kg (4 lb)
5.33 kg (11 lb 12 oz)
Rio Amazonas, Amazonas, Brazil
21-Aug-2009
M-03 kg (6 lb)
5.29 kg (11 lb 10 oz)
Rio Preto da Eva, Amazonas, Brazil
23-Aug-2009
M-04 kg (8 lb)
5.00 kg (11 lb 0 oz)
Rio Amazonas, Amazonas, Brazil
21-Mar-2009
M-06 kg (12 lb)
5.24 kg (11 lb 8 oz)
Rio Amazonas, Amazonas, Brazil
12-Jul-2008
M-08 kg (16 lb)
5.56 kg (12 lb 4 oz)
Rio Preto da Eva, Amazonas, Brazil
29-Apr-2012
M-10 kg (20 lb)
6.12 kg (13 lb 7 oz)
Rio Amazonas, Amazonas, Brazil
13-Jun-2009
M-15 kg (30 lb)
0.00 kg (0 lb 0 oz)
Vacant,
 
Vacant
W-01 kg (2 lb)
0.00 kg (0 lb 0 oz)
Vacant,
 
Vacant
W-02 kg (4 lb)
0.00 kg (0 lb 0 oz)
Vacant,
 
Vacant
W-03 kg (6 lb)
0.00 kg (0 lb 0 oz)
Vacant,
 
Vacant
W-04 kg (8 lb)
0.00 kg (0 lb 0 oz)
Vacant,
 
Vacant
W-06 kg (12 lb)
0.00 kg (0 lb 0 oz)
Vacant,
 
Vacant
W-08 kg (16 lb)
0.00 kg (0 lb 0 oz)
Vacant,
 
Vacant
W-10 kg (20 lb)
0.00 kg (0 lb 0 oz)
Vacant,
 
Vacant
W-15 kg (30 lb)
0.00 kg (0 lb 0 oz)
Vacant,
 
Vacant
 

Tippet Class World Records (Fly Tackle)

Line Class
Weight
Location
Catch Date
Angler
Tippet M-01 kg (2 lb)
0.00 kg (0 lb 0 oz)
Vacant,
 
Vacant
Tippet M-02 kg (4 lb)
0.00 kg (0 lb 0 oz)
Vacant,
 
Vacant
Tippet M-03 kg (6 lb)
3.62 kg (8 lb 0 oz)
Caurama Lodge, Caura River, Venezuela
13-Nov-2001
Tippet M-04 kg (8 lb)
2.72 kg (6 lb 0 oz)
Inirida River, Colombia
29-Nov-2015
Tippet M-06 kg (12 lb)
0.00 kg (0 lb 0 oz)
Vacant,
 
Vacant
Tippet M-08 kg (16 lb)
3.80 kg (8 lb 6 oz)
Parana da Eva, Amazonas, Brazil
05-Sep-2007
Tippet M-10 kg (20 lb)
0.00 kg (0 lb 0 oz)
Vacant,
 
Vacant
Tippet W-01 kg (2 lb)
0.00 kg (0 lb 0 oz)
Vacant,
 
Vacant
Tippet W-02 kg (4 lb)
0.00 kg (0 lb 0 oz)
Vacant,
 
Vacant
Tippet W-03 kg (6 lb)
0.00 kg (0 lb 0 oz)
Vacant,
 
Vacant
Tippet W-04 kg (8 lb)
0.00 kg (0 lb 0 oz)
Vacant,
 
Vacant
Tippet W-06 kg (12 lb)
0.00 kg (0 lb 0 oz)
Vacant,
 
Vacant
Tippet W-08 kg (16 lb)
0.00 kg (0 lb 0 oz)
Vacant,
 
Vacant
Tippet W-10 kg (20 lb)
0.00 kg (0 lb 0 oz)
Vacant,
 
Vacant
 

Junior & Smallfry World Records

Line Class
Weight
Location
Catch Date
Angler
F-Junior
0.00 kg (0 lb 0 oz)
Vacant,
 
Vacant
F-Smallfry
0.00 kg (0 lb 0 oz)
Vacant,
 
Vacant
M-Junior
2.80 kg (6 lb 2 oz)
Rio Ventuari, Venezuela
10-Feb-2005
M-Smallfry
0.00 kg (0 lb 0 oz)
Vacant,
 
Vacant

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