Taxonomy

Rutilus rutilus x Abramis bjoerkna | Roach x Silver Bream | Róiste

Distribution

Status

Legal status

Third Schedule listed species under Regulations 49 & 50 in the European Communities (Birds and Natural Habitats) Regulations 2011. (Note: Regulation 50 not yet enacted). Republic of Ireland: protected by Coarse Fish bye-law No. 806, 2006: maximum 4 fish per angler per day; no killing of coarse fish > 25cm.

First reported in the wild

1889

Invasiveness

Invasive species - risk of Medium Impact

Irish status

Established

Introduction pathways - 1

Release in Nature

Introduction pathways subclass - 1

Fishing in the wild

Invasive score

15

Species Biology

Broad environment

Freshwater

Species group

Vertebrate

Native region

Europe

Distribution

World distribution(GBIF)

Temporal change

Records submitted to Data Centre in 2021

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