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Database

The fish database includes most native species that can be caught in the British Isles. This database includes multiple images and comprehensive descriptions including colouration, size, growth rates and spawning habits. Knowledge of best methods including tackle, and feeding habits are also included in the description. The species range within the UK is often discussed.

Eels Anguillidae

Eel Anguilla anguilla

River loaches Balitordae

Stone loach Barbatula barbatula

True Loaches Corbitidae

Spined Loach Cobitis taenia

Sculpins Cottdae

Bullhead Cottus gobio

Pike Esocidae

Pike Esox lusius

Perches Percidae

Perch Perca fluviatillis
Ruffe Gymnocephalus cernuus
Zander Stizostedion lucioperca

Salmon Salmonidae

Atlantic salmon Salmo salar
Brown trout Salmo trutta
Grayling Thymallus thymallus
Rainbow trout Oncorhynchus mykiss

Catfish Siluridae

Wels catfish Silurus glanis

Carp Cyprinidae

Barbel Barbus barbus
Bleak Alburnus alburnus
Chub Leuciscus cephalus
Common bream Abramis brama
Common carp Cyprinus carpio
Crucian carp Carassius carassius
Dace Leuciscus leuciscus
Grass carp Ctenopharyngodon idella
Gudgeon Gobio gobio
Leather carp Cyprinus carpio
Minnow Phoxinus phoxinus
Mirror carp Cyprinus carpio
Roach Rutilus rutilus
Rudd Scardinius erythropthalmus
Silver beam Abramis bjoerkna
Tench Tinca tinca