Zope ("Faren") Overview

Zope - Abramis ballerus

Faren is a species in the family of carp fish. Similar to Bream.


It has a limited distribution in Sweden, it is including in Vänern, Hjälmaren and Mälaren.

Size and growth

Sheep is a slow growing fish, at 3-4 years is the only 16 cm long. Grown becomes at 8-11 years and are then usually 25-35 cm long. At most it may be 45 cm. It usually weigh between 3-600 grams.

Record size

0.8 Kg

Most efficient fishing methods

Information below is based upon thousands of real catch reports from the past two years.
 Unfortunately there is no statistics yet for this fish species in this area.

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