ruffe

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ruffe

 (rŭf)
n.
1. also ruff A small spiny freshwater fish (Gymnocephalus cernuus) of the family Percidae, native to Eurasia but introduced into and spreading in the Great Lakes.
2. Variant of ruff3..

[From variant of ruff.]
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ruffe

(rʌf) or

ruff

n
(Animals) a European freshwater teleost fish, Acerina cernua, having a single spiny dorsal fin: family Percidae (perches). Also called: pope
[C15: perhaps an alteration of rough (referring to its scales)]
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acerina
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(32.) Wootten R (1974) The spatial distribution of Dactylogyrus amphibothrium on the gills of ruff Gymnocephalus cernua and its relation on the relative amounts of water passing over the parts of the gills.
Ruffe Gymnocephalus cernua, commoncarpCyprinus carpio and white bream Blicca bjoerkna were represented by single individuals in the otter diet (see Table 1), but were absent from the catches.
Effects of roach Rutilus rutilus on two percids, Perca fluviatilis and Gymnocephalus cernua: importance of species interactions for diet shifts.