Sorubim (Pseudoplatystoma spp.)

(Spix & Agassiz 1829); also called spotted sorubim; also called sorubí, surubim; / Pseudoplatystoma fasciatum (Linnaeus 1766); also called barred sorubim, surubim, pintado, rayado, zungaro doncella, surubim-lenha, pintadillo; / Pseudoplatystoma tigrinum (Valenciennes 1840); also called tiger sorubim, caparari, tigre zúngaro, bagre tigre; PIMELODIDAE FAMILY
Sorubim are large catfish found in South America in the Amazon Basin, Sao Francisco, and Paraná river systems. They inhabit river channels, floodplains and larger rainforest streams in both running and still water. They are found under li... Read More

 
 

Line Class World Records (Conventional Tackle)

Line Class
Weight
Location
Catch Date
Angler
M-01 kg (2 lb)
9.48 kg (20 lb 14 oz)
Parana de Eva, Amazonas, Brazil
20-Nov-2009
M-02 kg (4 lb)
11.89 kg (26 lb 3 oz)
Rio Amazonas, Amazonas, Brazil
18-Jul-2009
M-03 kg (6 lb)
15.99 kg (35 lb 4 oz)
Parana do Cambixe, Amazonas, Brazil
12-Sep-2009
M-04 kg (8 lb)
18.00 kg (39 lb 10 oz)
Rio Preto da Eva, Amazonas, Brazil
17-Oct-2009
M-06 kg (12 lb)
22.00 kg (48 lb 8 oz)
Rio Amazonas, Amazonas, Brazil
13-Feb-2011
M-08 kg (16 lb)
49.17 kg (108 lb 6 oz)
Rio Parana, Argentina
21-Jul-2003
M-10 kg (20 lb)
34.01 kg (75 lb 0 oz)
Apa River, Brazil
26-Feb-2003
M-15 kg (30 lb)
20.70 kg (45 lb 10 oz)
Parana do Cambixe, Rio Amazonas, Brazil
07-Jul-2009
M-24 kg (50 lb)
53.50 kg (117 lb 15 oz)
Rio Parana, Corrientes, Argentina
16-Feb-2000
M-37 kg (80 lb)
44.03 kg (97 lb 1 oz)
Rio Parana Itati, Argentina
10-Oct-2009
M-60 kg (130 lb)
0.00 kg (0 lb 0 oz)
Vacant,
 
Vacant
W-01 kg (2 lb)
0.00 kg (0 lb 0 oz)
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W-02 kg (4 lb)
0.00 kg (0 lb 0 oz)
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W-03 kg (6 lb)
0.00 kg (0 lb 0 oz)
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W-04 kg (8 lb)
0.00 kg (0 lb 0 oz)
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W-06 kg (12 lb)
0.00 kg (0 lb 0 oz)
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Vacant
W-08 kg (16 lb)
0.00 kg (0 lb 0 oz)
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Vacant
W-10 kg (20 lb)
7.29 kg (16 lb 1 oz)
Ecolodge da Barra, Amazonas, Brazil
23-Jul-2014
W-15 kg (30 lb)
0.00 kg (0 lb 0 oz)
Vacant,
 
Vacant
W-24 kg (50 lb)
0.00 kg (0 lb 0 oz)
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Vacant
W-37 kg (80 lb)
0.00 kg (0 lb 0 oz)
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Vacant
W-60 kg (130 lb)
0.00 kg (0 lb 0 oz)
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Tippet Class World Records (Fly Tackle)

Line Class
Weight
Location
Catch Date
Angler
Tippet M-01 kg (2 lb)
1.53 kg (3 lb 6 oz)
Rewa River, Guyana
15-Feb-2015
Tippet M-02 kg (4 lb) (tie)
1.62 kg (3 lb 9 oz)
Rewa River, Guyana
15-Feb-2015
Tippet M-02 kg (4 lb)
1.59 kg (3 lb 8 oz)
Essequibo River, Guyana
19-Nov-2013
Tippet M-03 kg (6 lb)
5.44 kg (12 lb 0 oz)
Essequibo River, Guyana
19-Nov-2013
Tippet M-04 kg (8 lb)
3.94 kg (8 lb 11 oz)
Kabalebo River, Suriname
12-Mar-2015
Tippet M-06 kg (12 lb)
5.50 kg (12 lb 2 oz)
Ratchaburi, Thailand
30-Jan-2008
Tippet M-08 kg (16 lb)
0.00 kg (0 lb 0 oz)
Vacant,
 
Vacant
Tippet M-10 kg (20 lb)
8.19 kg (18 lb 1 oz)
Rewa River, Guyana
21-Jan-2016
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
7.43 kg (16 lb 6 oz)
Ratchaburi, Thailand
05-Apr-2011
F-Smallfry
6.20 kg (13 lb 11 oz)
Thaimaçu Lodge, Brazil
12-Jul-2006
M-Junior
9.30 kg (20 lb 8 oz)
Kabalebo River, Suriname
31-Dec-2007
M-Smallfry
12.81 kg (28 lb 3 oz)
Lago Hode Lua, Rio De Janeiro, Brazil
02-Sep-2012

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