Bleak Alburnus alburnus Length 12-15cm<br />
A small, shoaling fish with a streamlined, slim body and an upward-opening mouth suited to feeding on insects at the water surface. Adult has a silvery body, darkest above and palest below. The pectoral fins are brownish but other fins are pale pinkish-green. The Bleak is locally common in lowland lakes and slow-flowing rivers.
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Bleak Alburnus alburnus Length 12-15cm
A small, shoaling fish with a streamlined, slim body and an upward-opening mouth suited to feeding on insects at the water surface. Adult has a silvery body, darkest above and palest below. The pectoral fins are brownish but other fins are pale pinkish-green. The Bleak is locally common in lowland lakes and slow-flowing rivers.

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Date: 13 Aug 2007
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