Leucaspius Delineatu

Leucaspius Delineatu

 

(Russian common name, verkhovka or ovsianka), a fish of the Cyprinidae family. Its length varies from 6 to 9 cm. It is found in Central Europe and the European USSR. Leucaspius delineatus inhabits such varied bodies of water as rivers, lakes, and ponds. It spawns in batches from May to July; the roe attaches itself to aquatic vegetation. The fish feeds principally on zooplankton and flying insects. It has no commercial value.

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Bitterling (upper end of TL range = 76 mm), three-spined stickleback (67 mm) and sunbleak Leucaspius delineatus (73 mm) together accounted for > 60%, on average, of the combined catches.
Haematological indices and circulating blood picture in the sunbleak, Leucaspius Delineatus (Heckel, 1843).
The role of the owsianka Leucaspius delineatus in maintaining opisthorchiasis foci in Novosibirsk Province (in Russian).