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The gudgeon

The Gudgeon, Gobio gobio, is a species of small bony fish which lives in the freshwaters of Europe.

Profile

Class, order and family :
Actinopterygii, Cipriniformes, Cyprinidae
Life span :
up to 8 years
Size & Weight :
12 - 20 cm and 10 - 50 g
Incubation period :
around 15 days, 1000-5000 eggs
Natural habitat :
lakes, sandy-bedded rivers
Diet :
carnivore - molluscs, worms
Statut UICN : 

Least concern (LC)

Anecdote

The gudgeon’s status in terms of population is unclear. There is not enough information about this taxon to work out its population status. Its presence serves as a bio-indicator for healthy water as it is sensitive to pollution.