Species: Misgurnus fossilis (Linnaeus, 1758)


Nomenclature
Scientific name Misgurnus fossilis (Linnaeus, 1758)
   
English name weatherfish
French name loche d'étang
Dutch name grote modderkruiper
German name Schlammpeitzger

Illustrations

Not all species have been illustrated yet. Should you own high quality photos, please send them by means of the photo page.

You can always check for pictures on the Dutch website Nederlands Soortenregister.

You can always check for pictures on observations.be.

Google images


Protection status and Red List
Flanders
protected: 21.10.1997
Flanders
red list: Critically endangered
Wallonia
red list: Endangered
Belgium
red list: Endangered
World
IUCN Red List: LC (ver. 3.1, 2008)

Distribution
Flanders indigenous (1a)
Brussels indigenous (1a)
Wallonia indigenous (1a)
Habitat freshwater
Expert Rudi Yseboodt

Observations
Recent sightings on observations.be