Bream (Abramis brama; Ukrainian: liashch). A fish of the carp family. It reaches 50 cm in length and 6 kg in weight. Usually, breams of 0.8–1.5 kg are caught. The fish is very common in the rivers of Ukraine, the low-alinity waters of the limans, and the freshwater parts of the Sea of Azov. The bream is an important mainstay of the fishing industry.

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