The Zander

The Zander is a member of the perch family. The geographical range of this fish is Europe from the Rhine basin to the Caspian Sea. It inhabits all kinds of waters with the exception of fast-flowing mountain streams. It feels the best in deep lakes, reservoirs and large lowland rivers. The shape, coloration, as well as its mode of life show all the characteristics of a perfect predator. An important part of the lives of these fish is spawning period; the Zander builds the so-called nests where the roe is made and protected by the Zander males until the brood of juveniles. The Zander is very careful and cunning species of fish so that it became an icon of European fishing.

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