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Zacco sieboldii

Basic information
Scientific name Zacco sieboldii

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Common names Dark chub
Higher taxon Cyprinidae, Cypriniformes, Actinopterygii
Natural range Central to western japan.
Habitat Backwater of small stream, coast of lakes, etc.
Invasion information
Range in Japan Kanto District Range in Japan
Origin Biwako Lake, Japan.
Date Unknown.
Route Accidental: Hitchhiking on seed release of ayu (Plecoglossus altivelis altivelis).
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 2010-12-06)
  • 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)