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Tanakia limbata

Basic information
Scientific name Tanakia limbata

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Common names Oily bitterling
Higher taxon Cyprinidae, Cypriniformes, Actinopterygii
Natural range Western side of Korean Peninsula and central to western Japan (except Pacific coast of Shikoku and southern Kyushu).
Habitat Lowland small streams and canals irrigation.
Invasion information
Range in Japan Shizuoka Pref. Range in Japan
Origin Within Japan
Date Unknown.
Route Unknown.
Impact Unknown impact.
Regulation in Japan No action for prevention, mitigation, control, or eradication.
Introduced range in other countries None.
Reference Notes
  • Froese & Pauly (eds) (2009) FishBase (Accessed on 2010-12-03)
  • Kawanabe et al. (eds) (2002) Freshwater Fishes of Japan, 3rd ed.. Yama-kei Publishers, Tokyo (in Jpn)
  • Matsuzawa & Senou (2010) Alien fishes of Japan. Bun-ichi Sogo Shuppan, Tokyo (in Jpn)