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Acheilognathus elongatus (Elongate Bitterling)

Synonyms: Acanthorhodeus elongatus; Acanthorhodeus grahami
Language: Czech; Mandarin Chinese

Wikipedia Abstract

The Elongate Bitterling, Acheilognathus elongatus, is a species of ray-finned fish in the family Cyprinidae. It has a silvery-white body with an olive dorsal surface and a black stripe along the side. It is found only in China in shallow water areas along lake shores. It grows to a maximum length of 7.0 centimetres (2.8 in).
View Wikipedia Record: Acheilognathus elongatus

Endangered Species

Status: Critically Endangered
View IUCN Record: Acheilognathus elongatus

Distribution

Asia - Inland waters; Asia: Dian Chi Lake, Yunnan, China.; China; Oriental; Xi Jiang River;

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Citations

Species recognized by , , FishBase in Catalog of Life 2011
Endangered Status provided by IUCN 2012. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2012.2 <www.iucnredlist.org> Downloaded on 11 April 2013.
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