Gudgeon (Gobio Gobio) , is a species of fish in the Cyprinidae family. This small fish is widely distributed in fresh-water streams and lakes across the UK. It seems to be in decline without valid reason. Many anglers will tell you of catching hundreds of these a day! Now it is just a few.
A small shoal fish that is very pretty. It feeds on live foods, molluscs, snails and will take floating and sinking pellets. Rarely exceeds 6″ (15cm). Best suited to small natural ponds. It can also be a prolific breeder!