Plagiognathops microlepis (Bleeker, 1871)
Smallscale yellowfin
photo by CAFS

Family:  Xenocyprididae (East Asian minnows)
Max. size:  70 cm TL (male/unsexed); max.weight: 3,000.0 g
Environment:  benthopelagic; freshwater
Distribution:  Asia: Yangtze River, Amur basin, Ussuri River, Lake Khanka.
Diagnosis:   
Biology:  Inhabits rivers (Ref. 1441)
IUCN Red List Status: Least Concern (LC); Date assessed: 16 February 2011 Ref. (124695)
Threat to humans:  harmless
Country info:   
 

Entered by: Froese, Rainer - 02.03.98
Modified by: Sa-a, Pascualita - 23.10.00

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