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Tanakia lanceolata

Basic information
Scientific name Tanakia lanceolata

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Common names Yari-tanago
Higher taxon Cyprinidae, Cypriniformes, Actinopterygii
Natural range Western Korean Peninsula, and Honshu, Shikoku, and Kyushu (except southern part) of Japan.
Habitat Lowland small streams and canals irrigation. Nearby coast in lakes and ponds.
Invasion information
Range in Japan C & S Chiba Pref. Range in Japan
Origin Within Japan
Date Unknown.
Route Unknown.
Impact Unknown impact.
Native organism(s) affected:  
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)
  • etc.