There have been caught in Walden pickerel, one weighing seven pounds -- to say nothing of another which carried off a reel with great velocity, which the fisherman safely set down at eight pounds because he did not see him -- perch and pouts, some of each weighing over two pounds, shiners, chivins or roach (Leuciscus
pulchellus), a very few breams, and a couple of eels, one weighing four pounds -- I am thus particular because the weight of a fish is commonly its only title to fame, and these are the only eels I have heard of here; -- also, I have a faint recollection of a little fish some five inches long, with silvery sides and a greenish back, somewhat dace-like in its character, which I mention here chiefly to link my facts to fable.
Heavy metal levels in two fish species, Leuciscus
cephalus and Lepomis gibbosus.
On sieving the soil by 1 mm mesh, 3,993 scales were collected, including 3,830 those of the cyprinids, 43 of the bream, 29 of the pike, 18 of the roach (Rutilus rutilus), and several of each the crucian carp (Carassius carassius) and the common dace (Leuciscus leuciscus
) (Tetereva et al.
An electrophoretic taxonomic study on serum proteins of Acanthobrama marmid, Leuciscus
cephalus, and Chondrostoma regium.
Likewise, the species we identified were among the most frequently recorded by these authors: chub (Squalius cephalus) dace (Leuciscus leuciscus
), roach (Rutilus rutilus), brown trout (Salmo trutta), followed by pike (Esox lucius), common carp (Cyprinus carpio), common nase (Chondrostoma nasus), burbot (Lota lota), perch (Perca fluviatilis) and barbel (Barbus barbus).
A case study on hepatocellular effects of dinitro-o-cresol in golden ide (Leuciscus
Tuna, "Heavy metal levels in two fish species Leuciscus
cephalus and Lepomis gibbosus," Food Chemistry, vol.
Interactions between immunocompetence, somatic condition and parasitism in the chub Leuciscus
cephalus in early spring.
(2001) Response of antioxidant enzymes in freshwater fish populations (Leuciscus
alburnoides complex) to inorganic pollutants exposure.