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Abramis ballerus

Abramis ballerus (Syn. Ballerus ballerus) (*)

Abramis ballerus

Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Cypriniformes
Family: Cyprinidae
Genus: Abramis
Species: A. ballerus
Binomial name
Abramis ballerus
(Linnaeus, 1758)

Abramis ballerus also known as zope or blue bream, is a fish. Abramis ballerus feeds mostly on larger zooplankton. In Sweden it is seen in lake Vänern, Hjälmaren, Mälaren and adjoining waters, plus Helgeån waterbody. It can reach sizes for up to about 45 cm, and 0.8 kg.


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