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Liposarcus disjunctivus

Basic information
Scientific name Liposarcus disjunctivus (No picture)
Common names Suckermouth armored catfishes, Vermiculated sailfin catfish
Higher taxon Loricariidae, Siluriformes, Actinopterygii
Natural range Madeira River (a branch of Amazon River), Brazil
Invasion information
Range in Japan Okinawajima Is. Range in Japan
Origin Unknown.
Date Unknown.
Route Deliberate: Imported as pet animal
Impact Potentially: Competition with native freshwater finish.
Affected organism: Native fishes.
Regulation in Japan No action for prevention, mitigation, control, or eradication.
Introduced range in other countries Singapore, Philippine, Puerto Rico, USA, etc.
Reference Notes
  • Froese & Pauly (eds) (2009) FishBase (Accessed on 2010-12-09)
  • Matsuzawa & Senou (2008) Alien fishes of Japan. Bun-ichi Sogo Shuppan, Tokyo (in Jpn)
  • Nakabo (ed) (2002) Fishes of Japan with Pictorial Keys to the Species. Tokai Univ. Press, Hadano (in Jpn)