Common Bream Abramis brama Length 30-50cm <br />
This distinctive, extremely deep-bodied fish has a ‘humpback’ profile behind the head; the body is laterally compressed when viewed head-on. Adult has a golden-brown body, palest below, and dark reddish-grey fins. Bream are locally common in weedy lowland lakes and slow-flowing rivers, mainly in England. Their natural range is completely confused as a result of introductions by anglers.
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Common Bream Abramis brama Length 30-50cm
This distinctive, extremely deep-bodied fish has a ‘humpback’ profile behind the head; the body is laterally compressed when viewed head-on. Adult has a golden-brown body, palest below, and dark reddish-grey fins. Bream are locally common in weedy lowland lakes and slow-flowing rivers, mainly in England. Their natural range is completely confused as a result of introductions by anglers.

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