Roach (Rutilus rutilus)

Also known as Caspian Roach, Common Roach, Siberian Roach

Description

Also known as Caspian Roach, Common Roach, Siberian Roach.

Found in lowland areas over nutrient rich lakes, rivers and their backwaters as well as brackish coastal lagoons.
They feed on detritus, benthic invertebrates, plants and zooplankton.
Length - 50cm
Depth - 15-?m
Widespread Europe

Cyprinids are stomachless fish with toothless jaws. Ref: http://fishbase.org/summary/272

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