Fish species catch in Slovakia

Fishing in Slovakia

Slovak Name

Latin Name

English Name

Closed Season

Number of
closed days

Minimum length for capture

Annual catch
in tons

 

Pleskac siny, vysoky, tuponosy

Abramis ballerus, Brama, Sapa

Blue Bream, Aral Bream, White-eye


0

25 cm

101.81

Jeseter maly

Acipenser ruthenus

Sterlet

16 March - 30 June

107

45 cm

0.07

Uhor europsky

Anguilla anguilla

Common Eel


0

45 cm

19.50

Bolen dravy

Aspius aspius

Asp

16 March - 31 May

77

40 cm

15.90

Mrena severna

Barbus barbus

Barb

16 March - 30 June

107

35 cm

20.27

Mrena skvrnita

Barbus petenyi

Barb Petenyi


0

25 cm

?

Karas zlatisty, strebristy

Carassius auratus, Carassius

Goldfish


0

no limit

59.64

Podustva severna

Chondrostoma nasus

Nase

16 March - 31 May

77

25 cm

32.33

Amur biely

Ctenopharyngodon idella

Grass Carp,
White Amur


0

70 cm

~ 9.59

Kapor rybnicny

Cyprinus carpio

European (Common) Carp

16 March - 31 May

151

50 cm

192.83

Stuka severna

Esox lucius

Northern Pike

1 January - 31 May

77

40 cm

15.90

Hruz Kesslerov

Gobio kessleri

Kessler's Gudgeon

All year

365


0

Hruz fuzaty

Gobio uranoscopus

Danube Gudgeon

All year

365


0

Hlavatka podunajska

Hucho hucho

Danube Salmon, Huchen

1 Jan - 1 Dec

334

70 cm

0.47

Tolstolobik biely, pestry

Hypophthalmichthys molitrix, nobilis

Silver (Bighead) Carp


0

45 cm

~ 9.59

Jalec hlavaty

Leuciscus cephalus

Chub


0

25 cm

~ 27.37

Jalec tmavy

Leuciscus idus

Ide, Orfe


0

25 cm

~ 27.37

Jalec malousty

Leuciscus leuciscus

Common Dace, Dare or Dart


0

15 cm

~ 27.37

Mien sladkovodny

Lota lota

Burbot, Lawyer or Rel-pout


0

no limit

2.45

Pstruh duhovy

Oncorhynchus mykiss

Rainbow Trout

1 January - 15 April

105

23 cm

0

Sabla krivociara

Pelecus cultratus

Ziege

All year

365


0

Ostriez zelenkavy

Perca fluviatilis

European (Redfin, English) Perch


0

no limit

29.94

Bycko rurkonosy

Proterorhinus marmoratus

Tube-nosed Goby

All year

365


0

Plotica cervenooka

Rutilus rutilus

Roach


0

15 cm

?

Pstruh potocny

Salmo trutta m. fario

Brown Trout

1 Sep - 15 April

227

23 cm

30.91

Pstruh jazerny

Salmo trutta m. lacustris

Lake trout

1 Sep - 15 April

227

45 cm

1.14

Sivon potocny

Salvelinus fontinalis

Brook (Speckled) trout

1 Sep - 15 April

227

23 cm

0.47

Cervenica ostrobrucha

Scardinius erythrophthalmus

Rudd


0

20 cm

?

Sumec velky

Silurus glanis

Wels Catfish

16 March - 30 June

107

70 cm

20.44

Zubac velkousty

Stizostedion lucioperca

Zander

1 January - 31 May

151

45 cm

89.11

Zubac volzsky

Stizostedion volgense

Volga Sander


0

25 cm

?

Lipen Tymianovy

Thymallus thymallus

Grayling

1 January - 31 May

151

27 cm

16.04

Lien sliznaty

Tinca tinca

Tench

16 March - 31 May

77

20 cm

4.64

Blatniak tmavy

Umbra krameri

European Mud-minnow

All year

365


0

Nosal stahovavy

Vimba vimba

Vimba, Zanthe

16 March - 31 May

77

25 cm

29.88

Kolok vretenovity

Zingel streber

Streber

All year

365


0

Kolok velky

Zingel zingel

Zingel

All year

365


0


... carpio

Other carp species




71.35

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