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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Osmeriformes
Family: Plecoglossidae Ayu fish

Genus: Plecoglossus

(See list of species below)



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3 species (see list below)

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Photo by Islam, Md. S.

Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 70 cm TL
Plecoglossus altivelis altivelis (Temminck & Schlegel, 1846)

Photo by Islam, Md. S.
 
Plecoglossus altivelis altivelis
[Ayu sweetfish]
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Northwestern Pacific

 
Plecoglossus altivelis chinensis
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No picture found
Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 11.3 cm SL

 
Plecoglossus altivelis ryukyuensis
[Ryukyu ayu-fish]
3 Species of Family Plecoglossidae with Genus Plecoglossus
(Ayu fish)
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1846 Plecoglossus altivelis altivelis Ayu sweetfish Northwest Pacific 70 TL
2005 Plecoglossus altivelis chinensis Northwestern Pacific
1988 Plecoglossus altivelis ryukyuensis Ryukyu ayu-fish Northwest Pacific 11.3 SL



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