Pearl roach

Morphologically, this species is very similar to the roach , with which it can be easily confused.

Pearl Roach used to hate shorts saying, "They showed everything that I didn't like." Often her choices showed too much thigh and too much stomach. "She has the different colors and a short that's too wide," the First Impressions employee said. More

We would catch all-shiney pearl roach on tiny gold hooks baited with dough and then throw them into a bass nest with treble hooks on and thus take some big bass in spawning season. More

The pearl roach, or rudd, is very similar except the pearl roach's pelvic fins begin before the dorsal fin while the roach's are found at the beginning of the dorsal fin. More

Bessie Pearl ROACH was born July 13, 1907, in West Chester. She married Nile A. JONES in 1925 in Davenport. She was a homemaker all her life. More

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Order : Cypriniformes
Family : Cyprinidae
Genus : Scardinius
Species : Scardinius erythrophthalmus
Authority : Linnaeus, 1758