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.

Killarney shad (Alosa fallax killarnensis)

Killarney shad (Alosa fallax killarnensis)

Allis shad (Alosa alosa)

Allis shad (Alosa alosa)

Pike (Esox lucius)

Pike (Esox lucius)

Perch (Perca fluviatilis)

Perch (Perca fluviatilis)

Bream (Abramis brama)

Bream (Abramis brama)

Roach (Rutilus rutilus)

Roach (Rutilus rutilus)

Rudd (Scardinius erythrophthalmus)

Rudd (Scardinius erythrophthalmus)

Hybrids (Bream, Roach & Rudd)

Hybrids (Bream, Roach & Rudd)

Tench (Tinca tinca)

Tench (Tinca tinca)

Common carp (Cyprinus carpio)

Common carp (Cyprinus carpio)

Dace (Leuciscus leucisus)

Dace (Leuciscus leucisus)

Chub (Squalius cephalus)

Chub (Squalius cephalus)