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Cladus: Eukaryota
Supergroup: Opisthokonta
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Chordata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Superclassis: Osteichthyes
Classis: Actinopterygii
Subclassis: Neopterygii
Infraclassis: Teleostei
Superordo: Acanthopterygii
Ordo: Perciformes
Subordo: Percoidei
Superfamilia: Percoidea
Familia: Percidae
Genus: Gymnocephalus
Species: G. acerinus - G. baloni - G. cernuus - G. schraetser


Gymnocephalus Bloch, 1793


* Gymnocephalus Report on ITIS
* FishBase link : genus Gymnocephalus (Mirror site) (+species list)

Vernacular names
English: European ruffes

Gymnocephalus is a ray-finned fish genus of the perch family (Percidae). Its members live in western Eurasia. They are collectively called ruffes and resemble the common perches (Perca), but are usually smaller and have a different pattern.

It contains the following species:

* Gymnocephalus acerina – Donets Ruffe
* Gymnocephalus ambriaelacus Geiger & Schliewen, 2010 – Ammersee Ruffe
* Gymnocephalus baloni – Balon's Ruffe, Danube Ruffe
* Gymnocephalus cernuus – (Eurasian) Ruffe
* Gymnocephalus schraetzer – Schraetzer

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