Chub Squalius cephalus Length 30-40cm <br />
This is a streamlined fish with relatively large scales. Adult has a bronze sheen to body with some silvery scaling on the dorsal surface. The pectoral, dorsal and tail fins are dark while the pelvic and anal fins are red. The dorsal and anal fins are convex on their outer edge (they are concave in similar cyprinids). The Chub is locally common in rivers and sizeable streams in lowland England.
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Chub Squalius cephalus Length 30-40cm
This is a streamlined fish with relatively large scales. Adult has a bronze sheen to body with some silvery scaling on the dorsal surface. The pectoral, dorsal and tail fins are dark while the pelvic and anal fins are red. The dorsal and anal fins are convex on their outer edge (they are concave in similar cyprinids). The Chub is locally common in rivers and sizeable streams in lowland England.

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Date: 15 Jul 2013
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