Orfe (Leuciscus idus)

Species

Distribution


Orfe (Leuciscus idus)

Courtesy of US Geological Survey

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Impacts

Pathways

  • The introduced Golden Orfe now widespread in England and Wales.
  • Impacts are not recorded and so the species is classified as medium impact by the UKTAG.
  • Introduction as coarse fish species
  • Release form domestic ponds

Management

Prevention

Do not introduce into the wild or transfer between waterbodies. Introduction to coarse fisheries can only be undertaken under licence from Marine Scotland.

Physical Control

None

Chemical Control

None

Biological Control

None

Links

Daisie Species Fact Sheets

 

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