Anguilla japonica in China
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Occurrence native
Importance highly commercial Ref. FAO, 1994
Aquaculture commercial Ref. FAO, 1997
Regulations Ref.
Freshwater Yes
Brackish Yes
Saltwater Yes
Live export
Bait No
Gamefish No
Abundance occasional (usually not seen) Ref. Nichols, J.T., 1943

Known from Guangdong Province (Changan County, Chaoyang County, Chehai County) and Shantou City of Hanjiang drainage; also from Sanshui County, Fengkai County, Zhaoqing City of Xijiang River drainage (Ref.33340); Zhu Jiang (= Pearl River) delta and Hanjiang river mouth in Guangdong Province (Ref. 33340); southern Fujian (Ref. 47843). Known as "pai-shan" at Tungting Lake (Ref. 35840). A popular cultured fish, introduced from its native range to other regions in the country (intensive culture in ponds and reservoirs) (Ref. 55380). Also Ref. 11110, 35840.

States/Provinces Beijing (native), Fujian (native), Guangdong (native), Hunan (native)
States/Provinces Complete? Yes
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(e.g. 9948)
( e.g. cephalopods )
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