Acheilognathus cyanostigma Jordan & Fowler, 1903
Striped bitterling
Acheilognathus cyanostigma
photo by Senou, H.

Family:  Acheilognathidae (Bitterlings)
Max. size:  6 cm TL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  benthopelagic; freshwater
Distribution:  Asia: Japan (Lake Biwa and Yogo).
Biology:  Inhabits shallow lakes, ponds and adjacent irrigation canals of plains; ponds in flood plain (Ref. 41299).
IUCN Red List Status: Endangered (EN); Date assessed: 08 December 2017 (B2ab(i,ii,iii,iv,v)) Ref. (124695)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Binohlan, Crispina B. - 03.08.94
Modified by: Valdestamon, Roxanne Rei - 17.11.14

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