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A common name of the Eurasian ruffe (Gymnocephalus cernuus) and other species in the same genus.
a small freshwater European perch (Acerina vulgaris); -- called also pope, blacktail, and stone, / striped, perch
Origin: [OE. ruffe.]
The Eurasian ruffe, Gymnocephalus cernua, is a freshwater fish found in temperate regions of Europe and northern Asia. It has been introduced into the Great Lakes of North America, reportedly with unfortunate results. Its common names are ambiguous – "ruffe" may refer to any local member of its genus Gymnocephalus, which as a whole is natively endemic to Eurasia.
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