Leuciscus waleckii (Dybowski, 1869)
Amur ide
Leuciscus waleckii
photo by CAFS

Family:  Leuciscidae (Minnows), subfamily: Leuciscinae
Max. size:  37 cm TL (male/unsexed); max.weight: 500.0 g
Environment:  benthopelagic; freshwater, potamodromous
Distribution:  Asia: China, Korea and Amur river basin.
Diagnosis:  Dorsal spines (total): 3-3; Dorsal soft rays (total): 7-8; Anal spines: 3-3; Anal soft rays: 9-12
Biology:  Inhabits rivers (Ref. 26334) and lakes (Ref. 41072). Usually found in rivers with slow current (Ref. 51717). Feeds on aquatic insect larvae and flying terrestrial insects (Ref. 41072).
IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated (N.E.) Ref. (124695)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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