All About The Eurasian Ruffe By: Lara

Classification

The Eurasian Ruffe goes into the kingdom of Animalia and Fish. Its family goes into Percidea.

What Is An Eurasian Ruffe?

The Eurasian Ruffe, is a freshwater fish found in temperate regions of Europe and Northern Asia. Its orginally from fresh and brackfish waters.

Common name: Eurasian Ruffe, River Ruffe, Pape,

CHARACTERISTICS OF AN EURASIAN RUFFE:

General Characteristics: Very slimy when handled, Usually less then 6 inches ( 15 cm long) Perch-like body shape. Structural Characteristics: Its olive brown to golden brown on its back, and paler on the sides with yellowish undersides. Behavioral Characteristics: They swim really fast from predators. They can damage other fish.

the natural habitat of an eurasian ruffe:

The Eurasian Ruffe's natural habitat is underwater. It lives underwater Northern Europe and Asia. The Ruffe came to lake Superior probably in the ballast water of a transoceanic ship in 1985.

negative impacts about the eurasian ruffe:

NEVER TRANSPORT A LIVE RUFFE. STATES HAVE DIFFERING REGULATION AND PENALTIES REGARDING POSITIONS AND, TRANSPORTATION OF LIVE ORDERED RUFFE. KNOW YOUR STATE STATUS. THIS FISH IS ILLEGAL. THEY CAN DAMAGE NATIVE SPORT FISH.

POSITIVE IMPACTS ABOUT THE EURASIAN RUFFE: The Eurasian Ruffe is a fish that you can find in the river and lakes. This fish can be controlled in different ways. you need an alarm pheromone to potentially exclude the ruffe from particular locations, so it doesent damage the habitat.

how the eurasian ruffe migrate to new area:

This fish was first discovered in Western Lake Superior in 1986, Ruffe populations have rapidly increased in st. Louis River at Duluth- superior and spread to other rivers and bays along the south shore of Western Lake Superior. So the Eurasian Ruffe was spreading to rivers, lakes and habitats they are not welcomed.

how to control the eurasıan ruffe ?

Don't release fish or crayfish from one body of water into another. Learn how to identify Eurasian Ruffe, and how to prevent accidentally spreading this invasive species. Don't release any live fish into Ontario lakes and rivers. Empty your bait bucket on dry land, or freeze or salt the bait for later use.

Credits:

Created with images by BioDivLibrary - "n326_w1150" • Jukk_a - "Kiiski" • USACE HQ - "Eurasian Ruffe Response exercise" • Freeimages9 - "fish carp meal"

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