Species

Carp (Cyprinus Carpio)

Carp (Cyprinus Carpio)

The most widespread sweetwater fish of the world. In our region it can grow up to 30-35 kg’s and a length of 1 meter. The carp are divided, according to their scales, into scaled, mirror, sidelined... 

Rudd (Scardinius erythropthtalmus)

Rudd (Scardinius erythropthtalmus)

This fish has a wide body with a high back in oily green color. It can grow up to a length of 25 cm and weight up to 2 kg. The scales are big and of a goldish color, its fins are blood red. The positioning... 

Rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss)

Rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss)

This fish likes cold rivers and lakes full of oxigen. It is native in Europe and America and has lots of relatives all over the earth. In Hungary we can find some populations introduced by human hand,... 

Tench (Tinca tinca)

Tench (Tinca tinca)

This fish can be found from Great Britain to Russia in large numbers, as well as in the warmer waters of Ireland. It can survive in smaller and larger lakes, rivers and swamps, and is often found... 

Brown Bullhead (Ameiurus nebulosos Le Sueur)

Brown Bullhead (Ameiurus nebulosos Le Sueur)

This fish has been brought into Europe by human hand in the 19th century. It was thought to be a large sort of catfish, but proved to be a dwarf version. The brown bullhead arrived in Hungary in 1902... 

Brown Trout (Salmo trutta)

Brown Trout (Salmo trutta)

This fish lives in fast mountain streams and rivers with clean water rich in oxigen, that never warm up beyond 15-20 celsius. The brown trout has an average size of 20-40 cm and weights 0.5-0.8 kg,... 

Barbel (Barbus barbus)

Barbel (Barbus barbus)

Two kinds of fish are native in Hungary, the Barbel and the Mediterranean barbel Petényi. The Petényi one got its name from János Salamon Petényi, and lives in rivers with clean water. It can be... 

Crucian Carp (Carassius carassius)

Crucian Carp (Carassius carassius)

The Crucian Carp can be found in almost all European waters, except the cold and deep lakes and the fast flowing streams. Its oxigen requirement is low, so it can survive in swamps. In lakes it likes... 

Chub (Cyprinus cephalus)

Chub (Cyprinus cephalus)

This relative of the carp has a massive head with huge eyes, a sizeable mouth and quite large scales, its back is black or dark green, the sides silvery or gold, the fins red. The barrel shaped body... 

Sterlet (Acipenser ruthenus)

Sterlet (Acipenser ruthenus)

This remarkable fish can be found in fast flowing waters with a sandy or silty bottom, where it travels in packs, looking for food on the bottom. It can reach a size of 1 meters and can weight up...