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

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

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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


Siniperca chuatsi (Chinese bass)[2]


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;

External References



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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