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Cobitis sp. “L”

Basic information
Scientific name Cobitis sp. “L” (No picture)
Common names Suji-shima-dojou large type
Higher taxon Cobitidae, Cypriniformes, Actinopterygii
Natural range Biwako Lake, Japan.
Habitat Lake. Sandy bottom with 1 to 3m depth.
Invasion information
Range in Japan Fuefuki River (Yamanashi Pref.) and Okutama Lake (Tokyo). Range in Japan
Origin Biwako Lake, 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
  • 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)