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The reasons for this confusion and uncertainty among amateur fishers should be explained by a number of unusual circumstances and conditions. Firstly, in the popular literature on sporting and recreational fishing, two varieties of crucian carp are traditionally described – gold and silver. Moreover, different authors have their own name for silver carp: silver, white, silver (oblong). However, when comparing, it is easy to see that even in appearance (size, shape, weight), the new “brother” is significantly different from its classical form. Secondly, if the well-known crucian predominantly lives in ponds, lakes, small rivers with a small current, then its new variety lives in the Volga, Akhtuba and the Don, in which the current velocity is quite noticeable. Continue reading
The structure of the pike is adapted for fast movements. Her body shape is Chondo-elongated (arrow-shaped) with far protruding flat jaws, well dissecting the water. Dorsal and pre-caudal fins moved closer to caudal. The wide and powerful caudal fin, together with the dorsal and pre-caudal, gives the pike an opportunity to make instant and strong forward throws during wave-like movements of the back of the body and when striking with the tail. Her body is covered with small scales and a large amount of mucus, which also contributes to the speed of movement.
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The ide belongs to the Karpov family. In Russia, it is distributed mainly in the middle lane of the European part and in Siberia right up to the Kolyma. It inhabits the tributaries of rivers, streams, streams, eriks, flowing lakes and even deep streams.
Slow-moving ides have almost the entire body of golden color. The average weight of the fish is 1.5-2 kg, but there are specimens and 3-4 times larger. The ide is especially beautiful in the spring in a wedding dress, cast with a metallic sheen with gold highlights.
It becomes sexually mature in 4-5 years, as a rule, it depends on the characteristics of the reservoir and its food supply. Spawns rather early, right after the pike, at a water temperature of 6-8 °. According to popular beliefs, spawning begins at a time when the first leaves bloom on a birch. Continue reading