Pseudaspius brandtii (Dybowski, 1872)
Pacific redfin
Pseudaspius brandtii
photo by Senou, H.

Family:  Leuciscidae (Minnows), subfamily: Pseudaspininae
Max. size:  50 cm TL (male/unsexed); max.weight: 1,500.0 g; max. reported age: 10 years
Environment:  demersal; freshwater; brackish; marine, anadromous
Distribution:  Northwest Pacific: Pacific coast from the Shantars to Korea and southward to 34°N, in rivers of Sakhalin and Japan, as well as on the Iturup and Kunashir islands.
Biology:  Spawns from May to September. Spent adults descend to sea after spawning. Immature specimens occur in the mouths of rivers the whole year round; the young descend to the sea upon attaining a length of 7-9 cm (Ref. 1441).
IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated (N.E.) Ref. (124695)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Sa-a, Pascualita - 21.04.98
Modified by: Orlov, Alexei - 22.07.21

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