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gudgeon

1
1. a small slender European freshwater cyprinid fish, Gobio gobio, with a barbel on each side of the mouth: used as bait by anglers
2. any of various other fishes, such as the goby

gudgeon

2
1. 
a. a pivot at the end of a beam or axle
b. the female or socket portion of a pinned hinge
2. Nautical one of two or more looplike sockets, fixed to the transom of a boat, into which the pintles of a rudder are fitted

gudgeon

[gəj·ən]
(engineering)
A pivot.
A pin for fastening stone blocks.
(naval architecture)
Metal fittings on the sternpost of a boat or on the rudderpost of a ship on which the rudder is hung; the gudgeon forms the pivot point.

gudgeon

A metal pin used to hold together two blocks or slabs, as of stone.
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Predominately found in rivers, slow moving streams and waters right across England, gudgeon are easily caught as they search the bottom of the water in shoals and a fish that match men will certainly be looking forward to targeting.
I remember when I used to fish the schools nationals over 25 years ago that the Midlands canals were teeming with gudgeon which you would catch on a short whip.
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Today a chemical piscicide, known as Rotenone, will be released into the waters to remove the gudgeon population.
Topmouth gudgeon is a small freshwater fish from Asia, which was brought to Europe accidentally in the 1960s through the importation of other fish.
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Applications include camshafts, finger followers, finger shafts, gudgeon pins, pistons, tappets and valves, plus clutches, brakes and the inner tubes of a racing bike shock absorber.
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TOPMOUTH GUDGEON (Pseudorasbora parva) The fish reproduces quickly, crowding out British fish.