Salanx ariakensis Kishinouye, 1902
Salanx ariakensis
photo by Kim, I.-S.

Family:  Salangidae (Icefishes or noodlefishes)
Max. size:  14.7 cm SL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  demersal; freshwater; brackish; marine, anadromous
Distribution:  Northwest Pacific: Ariake Sea, coasts of the Korean Peninsula, Yellow Sea and southern part of the Sea of Japan.
Diagnosis:  Dorsal soft rays (total): 12-14; Anal soft rays: 26-31; Vertebrae: 72-76
Biology:  Used in Chinese medicine (Ref. 12166).
IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated (N.E.) Ref. (123251)
Threat to humans:  harmless
Country info:   

Entered by: Garilao, Cristina V. - 02.05.96
Modified by: Torres, Armi G. - 17.09.01
Checked by: Torres, Armi G. - 17.09.01

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