International Underwater Spearfishing Association
World Record  
7.4 kg. ,   16.3 lbs.
Snapper, African Brown    Lutjanus Dentatus
Record Category: Men Speargun

Diver: Nabil Bahsoon
Date: 12/26/2015

I arrived at Bonita rock , a dive spot about 5 miles of the coast , the water was quite rough , at about 3 pm we dropped a marker buoy over the spot and asked the captain to drop me off about 50 meters away from the marker so i could drift towards it , curren was mild and 25 meters before getting to the marker I dove down towards the sandy gravel bottom where I usually see Snappers about a meter or two above the gravel, and there they were about six of them different sizes and colours , I stretched my arm and took aim on the biggest one which turned out to be an African Brown Snapper , an unclaimed species for the World record , I took the shot which was a very good one and just puled the fish up before it went into the hole in the near by rocks, after putting it in the boat I realised that it is above the required 10 pounds to claim a world record.As soon as we got back to shore we weighed the fish and it weighed 7.4kg.

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