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Ruffe, the spiky little freshwater ruffian, Mark Everard

"This book is dedicated to the spiky little freshwater ruffian known better as the ruffe, pope, 'tommy ruffe' and other local names. A fascinating little fish, the ruffe is long overdue a book all of its own. Much loved by many anglers, ruffe can also be problematic when introduced beyond their native range. Scientist, author and broadcaster Dr Mark Everard details fascinating aspects of the biology, angling and wider contributions to society of the ruffe"--, Provided by publisher
Table Of Contents
Cover -- Half Title -- Title -- Copyright -- Contents -- One Introduction -- Two Introducing the Ruffe -- Ruffe Taxonomy -- Key Features of the Ruffe -- Variable Body Forms -- Habitat Preferences and Habits -- The Senses of the Ruffe -- The Diet of the Ruffe -- Reproduction and Life Cycle -- The Natural Distribution of the Ruffe -- Predators of Ruffe -- Ruffe Introductions in Europe -- Ruffe Parasites -- Ruffe Introductions in America -- More Information about Ruffe -- Three Ruffe Fishing -- Ruffe Location -- Ruffe Baits -- Presentation for Ruffe -- Lure Fishing for Ruffe -- Fly Fishing for Ruffe -- Ruffe Records -- Ruffe Match Catches -- Ruffe as Bait -- Ruffe as Problems -- Ruffe: The Ultimate Sport Fish? -- Four Ruffe and People -- Ruffe Etymology -- Ruffe and the Creative Arts -- Ruffe Cuisine -- Commercial Harvesting of Ruffe -- Bad Things to Do to a Ruffe -- Ruffe and Nature Conservation -- Pet Ruffe -- Ruffe Societies -- A Ruffe Story -- Ruffe: A Fish of Myth and Legend! -- Ruffe Bibliography
Literary Form
non fiction
Physical Description
1 online resource (70 pages)
Specific Material Designation
Form Of Item

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