Friday, May 30, 2003

Rudd Reign

The European rudd (Scardinius erythrophthalmus) has been found in Lake Erie, according to this article from Two fish were recently discovered by biologists sampling waters in Presque Isle Bay for brown bullhead (Ameiurus nebulosus). While this is the first time the species has been spotted in near Pennsylvania, it has been known in Lake Erie and Lake Ontario since the late 1990s.