This section provides introductory information on some of the fish species caught by anglers and recorded in fisheries surveys around Ireland’s rivers, lakes, estuaries and coastal waters.

Pink salmon (Oncorhynchus gorbuscha)

A brief description of the biology and ecology of pink salmon (Oncorhynchus gorbuscha) in Ireland.

Roach (Rutilus rutilus)

A brief description of the biology and ecology of roach (Rutilus rutilus) in Ireland.

Chub (Squalius cephalus)

A brief description of the biology and ecology of chub (Squalius cephalus) in Ireland.

Dace (Leuciscus leucisus)

A brief description of the biology and ecology of dace (Leuciscus leucisus) in Ireland.