Gymnodiptychus dybowskii (Kessler, 1874)
Naked osman
Gymnodiptychus dybowskii
photo by Timirkhanov, S.

Family:  Cyprinidae (Minnows or carps), subfamily: Schizopygopsinae
Max. size:  45 cm TL (male/unsexed); max.weight: 3,000.0 g
Environment:  benthopelagic; freshwater
Distribution:  Asia.
Biology:  Inhabits rivers and lakes. Feeds on small fish, amphipods, mollusks and insect larvae. Eggs and milt are poisonous.
IUCN Red List Status: Least Concern (LC); Date assessed: 03 March 2020 Ref. (124695)
Threat to humans:  other
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Entered by: Torres, Armi G. - 14.05.96

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