Elopichthys bambusa (Richardson, 1845)
Yellowcheek
photo by CAFS

Family:  Cyprinidae (Minnows or carps), subfamily: No subfamily
Max. size:  200 cm TL (male/unsexed); max.weight: 40 kg
Environment:  benthopelagic; pH range: 7 - 7.5; dH range: 10 - 20, potamodromous
Distribution:  Asia: Eastern Asia from the Amur basin to the Red (Coi) River.
Diagnosis:   
Biology:  A food fish for humans (Ref. 4537).
IUCN Red List Status: Data deficient (DD); Date assessed: 13 August 2010 Ref. (120744)
Threat to humans:  harmless
Country info:   
 

Entered by: Binohlan, Crispina B. - 07.08.94
Modified by: Orlov, Alexei - 27.03.06

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