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Aaptosyax grypus (Giant salmon carp)

Synonyms: Aptosyax grypus
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Wikipedia Abstract

The giant salmon carp (Aaptosyax grypus), also termed the Mekong giant salmon carp is a species of freshwater fish in the Cyprinidae family, and the single species in the monotypic genus Aaptosyax. It is endemic to the middle reaches of the Mekong River in northern Cambodia, Laos and Thailand.
View Wikipedia Record: Aaptosyax grypus

Endangered Species

Status: Critically Endangered
View IUCN Record: Aaptosyax grypus

Attributes

Migration [1]  Potamodromous

Distribution

Asia - Inland waters; Asia: Mekong River.; Cambodia; Lao People's Dem. Rep.; Mekong; Oriental; Pacific, Western Central; Thailand;

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Citations

Attributes / relations provided by 1Myers, 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
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