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Hemibarbus barbus

Basic information
Scientific name Hemibarbus barbus

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Common names Barbel steed
Higher taxon Cyprinidae, Cypriniformes, Actinopterygii
Natural range SE Siberia, Continental China, Korean Peninsula, N Vietnam, Taiwan, and Japan (Honshu, Shikoku, and NW Kyushu).
Habitat Middle and lower part of river (including brackish part), and lakes.
Invasion information
Range in Japan Shizuoka Pref. Range in Japan
Origin Unknown.
Date Unknown.
Route Unknown.
Impact Unknown impact.
Regulation in Japan No action for prevention, mitigation, control, or eradication.
Introduced range in other countries Laos
Reference Notes
  • Froese & Pauly (eds) (2009) FishBase (Accessed on 2010-12-06)
  • Kawanabe et al. (eds) (2002) Freshwater Fishes of Japan, 3rd ed.. Yama-kei Publishers, Tokyo (in Jpn)
  • Matsuzawa & Senou (2008) Alien fishes of Japan. Bun-ichi Sogo Shuppan, Tokyo (in Jpn)