Albanian roach (Pachychilon pictum) – a fish belonging to the family Cyprinidae. This species is naturally distributed in Albania, France, Greece, Italy, North Macedonia, Serbia and Montenegro.
Its natural habitats are rivers and freshwater lakes.
The Albanian roach reaches a length of 12-15 (maximum 16) cm. The body is slender, strongly expanded. Its mouth is stretched forward and pointed sidelong upwards. It has brownish color on the back, a very dark head, light brown to yellow stomach, with silver glossy scales and brown spots along the sides. The fins are yellowish.