136572 Rudd Scardinus erythropthalamus Length 20-35cm
Superficially similar to Roach but usually deeper bodied and separable by noting the location of the fins. It is a shoal-forming. Adult has a rather silvery body but typically has a golden tinge on the flanks. The fins are all reddish and note that the dorsal fin lies behind point of origin of the pelvic fins. The Rudd is locally common in lakes and rivers in England, Wales and Ireland.