The Gudgeon, pp.265-266.

[Three Hundred Animals Contents]

   A WELL known fresh-water fish, generally found in gentle streams; it is between five and six inches in length. The back brown, the belly white, the sides tinged with red, and the tail forked. They spawn three or four times in summer, and feed upon wasps and any flies which approach too near the surface of the water. 

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