IMPORTANT NEWS REGARDING ASIAN TOPMOUTH GUDGEON
The club would like to let all readers know that we have been made aware
of outbreaks of Asian Topmouth Gudgeon.
The Asian Topmouth Gudgeon Size Rarely above 8cm, usual size 2 to 7.5cm.Distribution, isolated populations are now present across England and Wales.
Established populations now apparent across most of Europe.Key I.D. features All fins rounded, dorsal fin origin is directly above the pelvic fins. Upturned lower jaw with hard edge, no barbels.
May be confused with a number of juvenile, native species, although their appearance is quite distinct.
Potential Impacts On Native Fisheries
For further information on the Asian Topmouth Gudgeon,
As well as reading this useful advice note produced by the Environment Agency:
Asian Topmouth Gudgeon
This is a link to BBC News Hampshire regarding the Asian Topmouth Gudgeon found in lakes.