Gudgeon (fish)

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Giuris margaritacea

Gudgeon is the common name for a number of small freshwater fish of the families Butidae, Cyprinidae, Eleotridae or Ptereleotridae. Most gudgeons are elongate, bottom-dwelling fish, many of which live in rapids and other fast moving water.




  1. ^ British Record (Rod Caught) Fish Committee (19 July 2021). "Coarse Fish Records as at July 2021" (PDF).
  2. ^ Helfman G., Collette B., & Facey D.: The Diversity of Fishes, Blackwell Publishing, p 264, 1997, ISBN 0-86542-256-7