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A linear regression model was used to evaluate relations between the duration of the ice-cover period and the quantity of perch, ruffe, and roach caught by recreational ice fishermen in one ice-fishing season in the Estonian part of Lake Peipsi from the winters of 2004/2005 to 2011/2012.
Researchers testing Great Lakes waters for signs of Asian carp and other invasive species detected DNA from the ruffe in two samples taken in July from Lake Michigan's Calumet Harbor at Chicago, said Lindsay Chadderton of The Nature Conservancy, a member of the team.
Here is nothing to be seen but a verdingale, yellow ruffe, and periwig .
Ecological interactions among the "exotic triad" Eurasian ruffe (Gymnocephalus cernuus), round gobies (Neogobius melanostomus), and zebra mussels (Dreissena polymorpha), and their effects on native yellow perch (Percaflavescens).
The ruffe record, a long-standing one of 32 years, is held by a 5oz 4 dram fish taken from a private lake on West View Farm, Cumbria and a 2lb 1oz 9 dram schelly caught in1986 by S M Barrie is also a record fish, taken from Haweswater Reservoir.
A Brownist's "zealous ruffe," for instance, might "Be turnd to paper, and a Play writ in't" (D4v).
Genetic identity, phylogeography, and systematics of ruffe Gymnocephalus in the North American Great Lakes and Eurasia.
How will you be able, lady, with this frugalitie of speech, to give the manifold (but necessarie) instructions, for that bodies, these sleeves, those skirts, this cut, that stitch, this embroyderie, that lace, this wife, those knots, that ruffe, those roses, this girdle, that fanne, the tother skarfe, these gloves?
They will meet Sam Ruffe and Natalie Ruffe of South Medford in the semifinals.