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Fish caught 'pond dipping' in canal

Observed: 2nd October 2011 By: sharpy321
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Description:

We caught these tiny (approx 20mm) fish pond dipping in the Grand Union canal in Leicester. I am sure they are fry but would like to know the species.

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sharpy321's picture

Fish identification

We caught these tiny (approx 20mm) fish pond dipping in the Grand Union canal in Leicester. I am sure they are fry but would like to know the species.

coelacanth's picture

They are cyprinid fry, most

They are cyprinid fry, most likely roach. If the canal is fed by a river close by they could be young dace.