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Common Fish NameScientific Fish NameCountryLbsKgDiverCategoryDate
Amberjack, Greater Seriola dumeriliUNITED STATES91.1 lbs.41.3 kg.Dan EdgarMen SpeargunJan 21, 1961
Bass, Giant (Black) Sea Stereolepis gigasUNITED STATES545.0 lbs.247.2 kg.Bob L. StanberyMen SpeargunSep 1, 1968
Bass, Striped Morone saxatilisUNITED STATES38.6 lbs.17.5 kg.Joseph A. WetzelMen SpeargunJul 13, 1954
Bonito, Pacific Sarda chiliensisUNITED STATES18.1 lbs.8.2 kg.Sid CampbellMen SpeargunAug 31, 1974
Cabezon Scorpaenichthys marmoratusUNITED STATES22.0 lbs.10.0 kg.Harold HolmesMen SpeargunAug 22, 1963
Cobia Rachycentron canadumAUSTRALIA89.9 lbs.40.8 kg.Ben CroppMen SpeargunApr 1, 1957
Coralgrouper, Spotted Plectropomus maculatusFIJI26.0 lbs.11.8 kg.Omer E. NielsonMen SpeargunJun 10, 1972
Dolphinfish, Common Coryphaena hippurusMEXICO70.1 lbs.31.8 kg.Peter McGonagleMen SpeargunNov 27, 1989
Drum, Black Pogonias cromisUNITED STATES46.1 lbs.20.9 kg.Karl J. MannerMen SpeargunJul 5, 1965
Flounder, Brazilian Paralichthys brasiliensisBRAZIL22.2 lbs.10.1 kg.Luiz A.B. RibeiroMen SpeargunJul 31, 1995
Grouper, Goliath (Jewfish) Epinepnelus itajaraUNITED STATES804.0 lbs.364.7 kg.Don PinderMen Sling / PolespearMay 10, 1949
Grouper, Gulf Mycteroperca jordaniMEXICO211.0 lbs.95.7 kg.Dewey HennessyMen SpeargunMay 5, 1968
Grouper, Leopard Mycteroperca rosaceaMEXICO26.5 lbs.12.0 kg.Jim RussellMen SpeargunMay 4, 1994
Halibut, California Paralichthys californicusUNITED STATES58.9 lbs.26.7 kg.Roy HattoriMen SpeargunJul 23, 1962
Hogfish Lachnolaimus maximusPUERTO RICO15.9 lbs.7.2 kg.Thomas J. MuzikMen SpeargunJan 6, 1954
Jack, Almaco Seriola rivolianaMEXICO119.9 lbs.54.4 kg.George HartMen SpeargunJun 26, 1957
Lingcod Ophiodon elongatusUNITED STATES61.1 lbs.27.7 kg.Warren D. EverttMen SpeargunJan 8, 1962
Marlin, Striped Tetrapturus audaxMEXICO104.1 lbs.47.2 kg.Ron MullinsMen SpeargunNov 15, 1996
Milkfish Chanos chanosMEXICO32.0 lbs.14.5 kg.Jack DudleyMen SpeargunAug 15, 1960
Parrotfish, Bumphead Scarus perricoMEXICO27.6 lbs.12.5 kg.Dewey HennessyMen SpeargunMay 8, 1969
Permit Trachinotus falcatusPUERTO RICO38.4 lbs.17.4 kg.Phillip SkiffMen SpeargunDec 12, 1952
Sailfish, Atlantic Istiophorus albicansUNITED STATES56.0 lbs.25.4 kg.Art PinderMen Sling / PolespearJul 30, 1948
Seabass, White Atractoscion nobilisUNITED STATES80.0 lbs.36.3 kg.Skip HellenMen SpeargunMar 12, 1994
Shark, Blue Prionace glaucaUNITED STATES231.0 lbs.104.8 kg.Robert BallewMen SpeargunAug 9, 1974
Shark, Gray Reef Carcharhinus menisorrahBELIZE87.1 lbs.39.5 kg.Dan BurrusMen SpeargunMar 30, 1982
Shark, Scalloped Hammerhead Sphyna lewiniMEXICO200.0 lbs.90.7 kg.Mel ClarkMen SpeargunAug 16, 1970
Shark, Swellshark Cephaloscyllium ventriosumUNITED STATES28.0 lbs.12.7 kg.Dewey HennessyMen SpeargunMay 27, 1973
Shark, Whitetip Triaenodon obesusBELIZE45.0 lbs.20.4 kg.Mel ClarkMen SpeargunJun 9, 1972
Sheephead, California Semicossyphus pulcherUNITED STATES36.2 lbs.16.4 kg.John EllwoodMen SpeargunNov 12, 1956
Skate, Big Raja binoculataUNITED STATES71.0 lbs.32.2 kg.Roy BrixeyMen SpeargunSep 16, 1956
Snapper, Pacific Cubera Lutjanus novemfasciatusMEXICO80.9 lbs.36.7 kg.John MillerMen SpeargunAug 18, 1965
Snook, Black Centropomus nigrescensMEXICO46.1 lbs.20.9 kg.Gary ProvenceMen SpeargunMar 31, 1982
Stingray, Short-tail Dasyatis brevicaudataNEW ZEALAND485.9 lbs.220.4 kg.Ian PorterMen SpeargunMay 12, 1957
Sunfish, Ocean Mola molaUNITED STATES289.9 lbs.131.5 kg.Don RolstadMen SpeargunJul 7, 1961
Surgeonfish, Yellowtail Prionurus punctatusMEXICO15.2 lbs.6.9 kg.Dewey HennessyMen SpeargunApr 3, 1979
Tarpon Megalops atlanticusBELIZE37.0 lbs.16.8 kg.Dewey HennessyMen SpeargunMay 3, 1977
Totuava Totoaba macdonaldiMEXICO74.5 lbs.33.8 kg.Hal LewisMen SpeargunNov 20, 1962
Trevally, Giant Caranx ignobilisAUSTRALIA78.9 lbs.35.8 kg.Ron CoxMen SpeargunSep 1, 1955
Trout, Brown Salmo truttaUNITED STATES21.7 lbs.9.9 kg.Bruce A. BoydMen SpeargunSep 3, 1983
Tuna, Albacore Thunnus alalungaUNITED STATES28.0 lbs.12.7 kg.James E. YatesMen SpeargunJul 26, 1962
Tuna, Dogtooth Gymnosarda unicolorSOUTH AFRICA112.0 lbs.50.8 kg.G. M. McElligottMen SpeargunJan 22, 1960
Tuna, Pacific Bluefin Thunnus orientalisMEXICO398.0 lbs.180.5 kg.Terry MaasMen SpeargunSep 22, 1982
Tuna, Yellowfin Thunnus albacaresMEXICO259.9 lbs.117.9 kg.Mark BarvilleMen SpeargunJan 15, 1996
Wahoo Acanthocybium solandriMEXICO84.0 lbs.38.1 kg.Ron MullinsMen SpeargunNov 14, 1996
Wrasse, Humphead Cheilinus undulatusSRI LANKA100.1 lbs.45.4 kg.Rodney JonklassMen SpeargunJan 26, 1956
Yellowtail, Northern Seriola lalandi dorsalisUNITED STATES68.1 lbs.30.9 kg.Mark SteeleMen SpeargunMay 20, 1990
Yellowtail, S Pacific Seriola lalandi grandisCHILE80.5 lbs.36.5 kg.Rene RojasMen SpeargunMay 5, 1984