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Squalidus gracilis gracilis

Basic information
Scientific name Squalidus gracilis gracilis

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Common names Itomoroko
Higher taxon Cyprinidae, Cypriniformes, Actinopterygii
Natural range C to W Japan. The Nobi Plain and western part of Honshu, NE Shikoku, N Kyushu, and Iki and Fukuejima (Goto Islands) Is.
Habitat Middle to lower river, canals irrigation.
Invasion information
Range in Japan Kanagawa Pref. (Sagami River) and 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 2010-12-07)
  • 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)