Kōrero: Coarse fish

Rudd (1 o 2)

Rudd

Rudd were illegally imported into New Zealand in 1967. They were subsequently released into waterways and are now well established, especially in the Waikato River catchment. Rudd are sometimes confused with perch, but perch have two dorsal fins.

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Bob McDowall, 'Coarse fish - Introductions', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/15673/rudd (accessed 17 October 2019)

Story by Bob McDowall, published 24 Nov 2008