Schizothorax wangchiachii (Fang, 1936)
Schizothorax wangchiachii
photo by CAFS

Family:  Cyprinidae (Minnows or carps), subfamily: Barbinae
Max. size:  57.5 cm SL (male/unsexed); max.weight: 3,000.0 g
Environment:  benthopelagic
Distribution:  Asia: China.
Diagnosis:   
Biology:  Adults inhabit rapid current in mountain streams (Ref. 9671). Utilized for animal feed (Ref. 89718).
IUCN Red List Status: Near Threatened (NT); Date assessed: 21 January 2011 Ref. (120744)
Threat to humans:  harmless
Country info:   
 

Entered by: Torres, Armi G. - 07.08.95
Modified by: Reyes, Rodolfo B. - 25.04.18

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