12. Pikes and Mudminnows (1)

  • Umbra pygmaea

    Umbra pygmaea

    24. September 2009

    The mudminnows (Umbra) are relicts from the ice age and nowadays found only in remainings of their initial territory. Three species are still extant, two of them in North America and one in Europe. The European species (U. krameri) is in danger of extinction due to habitat destruction. Mudminnows are inhabitants of extreme biotopes: swampy […]