Grayling (Thymallus thymallus)

(Linnaeus, 1758); SALMONIDAE FAMILY; also called European grayling, kharius, asch, stalling, temolo
Occurs in northern Europe from England and France to the Ural Mountains in northwest Russia in temperature ranges of 18.0-24.0 °C. The grayling is essentially a river fish and prefers clear, well-oxygenated water in the upper reaches of rivers with sand or gravel bottom. It also occurs in lakes, especially in mountain regions and rarely in brackish water (Baltic).
Like its North American counterpart, it is easily recognized by its distinctive sail like dorsal fin, which is followed by a sma... Read More

 
 

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All-Tackle (Length) (tie)
47.0 cm
Casterbridge Fishery, United Kingdom
17-Jan-2017
All-Tackle (Length) (tie)
48.0 cm
River Frome, Dorset, United Kingdom
09-Oct-2019

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