International Underwater Spearfishing Association
World Record  
6.2 kg. ,   13.6 lbs.
Grouper, White    Epinephelus aeneus
Record Category: Women Speargun

Diver: Jenna Apokotos
Date: 4/17/2016
Location: GREECE

I dove 5 minutes after leaving the boat, I went down to check for fishes and to see the bottom landscape. During the descent, I saw the white grouper just under me on a half rock, half sandy place at a depth around 10 meters. I finished my approach almost vertically and took the shot. The shaft entered 5 cm behind the head and came out in the flank next to the head (almost under the fish). From the lack of nervosity of the fish, i'm share i hit the spine, stoning the fish. I then pulled the shaft to me and brought the fish back to surface. The fish was subdued in less than one minute. I killed it on surface and called for the boat . My buddy and the captain helped me to lift it in the boat. (photos from the fish show the exact location of the entry and exit wounds just behind the head)

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