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Gnathopogon elongatus elongatus

Basic information
Scientific name Gnathopogon elongatus elongatus

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Common names Tamoroko
Higher taxon Cyprinidae, Cypriniformes, Actinopterygii
Natural range Kanto District to western Honshu, Shikoku
Habitat Middle and lower part of river, lakes and ponds (especially in middle to bottom).
Invasion information
Range in Japan Tohoku District and Kyushu. 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 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)