Anguilla japonica in Taiwan
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Main Ref.
Also Ref.
Occurrence native
Importance highly commercial Ref. FAO, 2000
Aquaculture commercial Ref. FAO, 1997
Regulations Ref.
Freshwater Yes
Brackish Yes
Saltwater Yes
Live export
Bait No
Gamefish No
Abundance Ref.

Recorded from northern Taiwan (including Tung-hsiao, Tai-chung, and Chang-hwa) (Ref. 43515); collected from mangrove creeks in Chu-Wei and Chu-Nan (Ref. 48455). Also known from the Penghu Islands (Ref. 43515, 55073). In rivers, populations have significantly decreased in the past decade (Ref. 54416). A gradual decrease in allelic diversity has also been reported (Ref. 54416). Taiwan presently dominates aquaculture production (Ref. 9988). Also Ref. 11230, 36073.

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National Checklist Taiwan
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(e.g. 9948)
( e.g. cephalopods )
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