Oldest fish in captivity ever
Who
Anguilla anguilla
What
88 year(s):day(s)
Where
Sweden ()
When
1948
In 1948 the death was reported of an 88-year-old female European eel (Anguilla anguilla) named Putte in the aquarium at Hälsingborg Museum, Sweden, making her the oldest fish recorded. She was allegedly born in 1860 in the Sargasso Sea, North Atlantic, and was caught in a river as a 3-year-old elver.