The idea is similar to Roach but curvy back. Red belly and anal fins. The largest of our roach fishes and can reach 4 kg Sweden (5 kg in Finland).
It lives in both fresh and brackish water. It is along the coast, in waters of the mid / southern Sweden + Norrland coastal area.
It prefers, however, clear flowing water.
Lifespan: about 23 years. Mature at 6-7 years of age, playing in the March-June in shallow running water.
Swedish record: 3.7 Kg.