The common bully (Gobiomorphus cotidianus) is one of the most widespread and well-known native fish. The larvae hatch from eggs laid in fresh water, go to sea for three to four months, and then return. Children catch them in lake shallows during summer, using hand-held nets. The fish are placed in buckets of water before being released.
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