The 5ft-long specimen was hauled in by Michael Eisele, 44, in the waters off Norway last month.
Historical records claim that cod of 200lbs were once found in the seas, but these days a 10-year-old fish caught in the North Sea weighs between 24lbs and 33lbs on average.
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