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Detection of the weather loach

The European Weather loach (Misgurnus fossilis) naturally occurs in swampy waters in the flood plains of rivers and streams. It feeds on small invertebrates from the bottom (worms, snails, insect larvae) and remains buried in the mud during the day. Due to intensification of agricultural land use, suitable habitats of this loach have deteriorated over time causing the decline of this species. The species is listed […]