Animalia > Chordata > Actinopterygii > Cypriniformes > Cyprinidae > Chanodichthys > Chanodichthys erythropterus

Chanodichthys erythropterus (Skygazer; Redfin culter; Predatory carp; Common skygazer)

Synonyms: Culter aokii; Culter brevicauda; Culter erythropterus; Culter ilishaeformis; Culter sieboldii; Culterichthys erythropterus; Cultrichthys erythropterus; Erythroculter erythropterus; Erythroculter ilishaeformis
Language: Cantonese; Czech; Finnish; Korean; Mandarin Chinese; Polish; Russian

Wikipedia Abstract

The predatory carp (Chanodichthys erythropterus), also known as the redfin culter, is a species of ray-finned fish in the genus Chanodichthys. This East Asian freshwater cyprinid ranges from the Amur River south to Taiwan and the Red River, as well as Lake Buir in Mongolia. It reaches 102 cm (3 ft 4 in) in length and 9 kg (20 lb) in weight.
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Protected Areas

Name IUCN Category Area acres Location Species Website Climate Land Use
Fujian Wuyishan Nature Reserve V 206754 Fujian, China  

Prey / Diet

Acheilognathus asmussii (Spiny bitterlings)[1]
Boiga dendrophila (Gold-ringed Cat Snake, Mangrove Snake)[1]
Carassius auratus (Goldfish)[1]
Chanodichthys mongolicus (Mongolian redfin)[1]
Culter alburnus (Lookup)[1]
Hemibarbus maculatus (Spotted barbel)[1]
Hemiculter leucisculus (Wild carp)[1]
Hypomesus olidus (Pond smelt)[1]
Leuciscus waleckii (Amur ide)[1]
Opsariichthys uncirostris (Amur three-lips)[1]
Pseudorasbora parva (Topmouth minnow)[1]
Squalidus chankaensis (Khanka gudgeon)[1]
Tachysurus fulvidraco (Banded catfish)[1]


Siniperca chuatsi (Chinese bass)[2]


Parasitized by 
Acanthogyrus similis[3]
Camallanus cotti <Unverified Name>[3]
Carassotrema koreanum[3]
Carassotrema lamellorchis <Unverified Name>[3]
Carassotrema pterorchis <Unverified Name>[3]
Carassotrema wui <Unverified Name>[3]
Dactylogyrus alatocirrus[3]
Dactylogyrus chenminjungae[3]
Dactylogyrus contortus[3]
Dactylogyrus curvicirrus[3]
Dactylogyrus erythroculteris[3]
Dactylogyrus erythropteris[3]
Dactylogyrus flagellicirrus[3]
Dactylogyrus foliicirrus <Unverified Name>[3]
Dactylogyrus helictocirrus[3]
Dactylogyrus longivagina[3]
Dactylogyrus magnihamatus[3]
Dactylogyrus mongolicus[3]
Dactylogyrus montschadskyi[3]
Dactylogyrus ornithorrhynchus[3]
Dactylogyrus parapterocleidus[3]
Dactylogyrus pellucidus[3]
Dactylogyrus peltatus[3]
Dactylogyrus pseudoflagillicirrus[3]
Dactylogyrus pterocleidus[3]
Dactylogyrus pterygialis[3]
Dactylogyrus wuae[3]
Diplostomum hupehensis <Unverified Name>[3]
Diplostomum niedashui <Unverified Name>[3]
Dollfustrema foochowensis <Unverified Name>[3]
Echinochasmus japonicus <Unverified Name>[3]
Gnathostoma hispidum <Unverified Name>[3]
Gnathostoma spinigerum <Unverified Name>[3]
Gyrodactylus sprostonae <Unverified Name>[3]
Hebesoma violenteum <Unverified Name>[3]
Micracanthorhynchina motomurai[3]
Pallisentis celatus[3]
Parabucephalopsis macrorchis[3]
Parabucephalopsis prosthorchis[3]
Paradiplozoon jiangxiensis <Unverified Name>[3]
Rhabdochona chodukini <Unverified Name>[3]
Schyzocotyle acheilognathi[3]

Range Map

Amur; Asia - Inland waters; Asia: Amur to Red River drainages (China to Vietnam); Taiwan and Lake Buir in Mongolia.; China; Europe - Inland waters; Han; Hong Kong; Korea, Dem. People's Rep; Korea, Republic of; Kum; Mongolia; Nakdong; Oriental; Palearctic; Red River; Russian Federation; Taiwan; Viet Nam; Yangtze;



Attributes / relations provided by
1Jorrit H. Poelen, James D. Simons and Chris J. Mungall. (2014). Global Biotic Interactions: An open infrastructure to share and analyze species-interaction datasets. Ecological Informatics.
2Li, W., Zhang, T., Ye, S., Liu, J. and Li, Z. (2012), Feeding habits and predator-prey size relationships of mandarin fish Siniperca chuatsi (Basilewsky) in a shallow lake, central China. Journal of Applied Ichthyology
3Gibson, D. I., Bray, R. A., & Harris, E. A. (Compilers) (2005). Host-Parasite Database of the Natural History Museum, London
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