Bream

Description
This bream was caught in Molesey Reservoir by an angler in 1926. It weighed 5lb 10oz and was donated to the Museum in 1958 along with several other specimens. Bream are a fresh water fish belonging to the carp family.
Accession Loan No.
26/1958/1
Collection Class
Fish
Common Name
bream
Simple Name
fish
Full Name
CYPRINIDAE: Abramis brama (Linnaeus, 1758): common bream
Dimensions
length 740 mm; H 400 mm; depth 170 mm
Period Classification
Inter War (1918-1939); Modern (1900-)
Family Group

Collector / Excavator
Cooke, A G
Collection Town
Walton-on-Thames
Collection County
Surrey
Collection Country
United Kingdom: England
Collection Area Region
Northern Europe
Collection Continent
Europe
Phylum
CHORDATA
Family
CYPRINIDAE
Genus
Abramis
Species
brama

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