By Anastacia Sampson
Types of fish in Sweden
Fish in Swedish waters include those found in fresh waters (lakes and streams) and salt water. There are about 140 species native and common in Sweden, and another 90 species which are sporadic, not established or extinct. Some of the most common fish found and caught in Sweden are pike, perch, zander, trout and salmon.
The following are some types of Swedish fish:
•Pike belongs to the Esox family, and it is the only member of this family found in Europe. This fish is also known as Epox or northern Pike. It is found to be thriving in all the lakes in Sweden, yet in the most northern lakes it is more sporadic. This is the largest fresh water fish in the country. Officially of all the Swedish fish found in fresh waters, the biggest was a pike weighing 19kgs.