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Gymnocephalus schraetser (Linnaeus, 1758)

Synonym
  • Gymnocephalus schraetzer (Linnaeus, 1758)
  • Perca schraetser Linnaeus, 1758
Vernacular Name
Schraetzer, Striped Ruffe
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Conservation status
IUCN: LC; Be (III); EUHD (II); RDBUkr: Вразливі; RDBUkrCarp: NT
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Remarks
Detail
Danube drainage. Open sand and mud bottom of large rivers with moderate current. Gregarious, nocturnal. Lives up to 15 years. Spawns for the first time at 2-3 years, 120-160 mm SL. Spawns in April-June. Usually, a single female spawns with several males. Females attach eggs to stones. Larvae are benthic. Usually crepuscular but feeds also during daytime. Feeds on small invertebrates, especially molluscs.
Book reference
  • Соколов Н.Ю. Каталог колекції круглоротих і риб Державного природознавчого музею НАН України // Наукові записки Державного природознавчого музею. – Львів, 2004. – Т.19. – С. 15-28.
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Biota
Eukaryota
Animalia
Eumetazoa
Chordata
Gnathostomata
Actinopterygii
Perciformes
Percidae
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