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Rare and protected fish

Find out which rare and protected types of fish can be found in our canals and rivers.

Spined loach, copyright Jack Perks

Some species of fish are protected by law because they are rare or are vulnerable to certain activities.

Read about individual species using the links below and on the right.

Last Edited: 24 December 2020

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