Acrossocheilus paradoxus (Günther, 1868)
photo by Liao, T.-Y.

Family:  Cyprinidae (Minnows or carps), subfamily: Acrossocheilinae
Max. size:  22.5 cm TL (male/unsexed); max.weight: 111.0 g
Environment:  benthopelagic; freshwater; depth range 0 - 10 m, potamodromous
Distribution:  Asia: Taiwan (Ref. 5193) and mainland China (Ref. 33326, 26536, 45620).
Biology:  Utilized for food and ornamental fish keeping (Ref. 5193).
IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated (N.E.) Ref. (124695)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Wang, Shen-Shih - 03.04.96
Modified by: Reyes, Rodolfo B. - 27.10.16

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