> Acanthogobius flavimanus
Acanthogobius flavimanus (Yellowfin goby; Spotted goby; Japanese river goby)
Synonyms: Aboma snyderi; Acanthogobius flavimannus; Gobius flavimanus; Gobius stigmothonus
Language: Japanese; Korean; Mandarin Chinese; Russian; Spanish; Vietnamese
Acanthogobius flavimanus is a species of fish in the goby family known by the common name yellowfin goby. Other common names include mahaze, Japanese river goby, Oriental goby, and spotted goby. It is native to Asia, where its range includes China, Japan, Korea, parts of Russia, Vietnam, and Malaysia. It has spread beyond its native range to become an introduced, and often invasive, species. It has been recorded in Australia, Mexico, and Florida and California in the United States.
The yellowfin goby, Acanthogobius flavimanus is native to Asia. It has been introduced to Australia and the west coast of North America through ship ballast water and hull fouling. It negatively interacts with native and endangered species competing for food and resources.
America, North - Inland waters; Amur; Arctic Ocean; Asia - Inland waters; Asia: Japan, Korea and Siberia.; Australia; California Current; China; East Central Australian Shelf; Former USSR - Inland waters; Hong Kong; Japan; Korea, Republic of; Kuroshio Current; Mexico; Pacific Ocean; Pacific, Eastern Central; Pacific, Northwest; Pacific, Southwest; Pacific, Western Central; Palearctic; Russian Federation; South China Sea; USA (contiguous states); Viet Nam; Yellow Sea;
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Attributes / relations provided by ♦ 1
Myers, P., R. Espinosa, C. S. Parr, T. Jones, G. S. Hammond, and T. A. Dewey. 2006. The Animal Diversity Web (online). Accessed February 01, 2010 at animaldiversity.org ♦ 2
Gibson, D. I., Bray, R. A., & Harris, E. A. (Compilers) (2005). Host-Parasite Database
of the Natural History Museum, London
Ecoregions provided by World Wide Fund For Nature (WWF). WildFinder: Online database of species distributions, ver. 01.06 WWF WildFINDER