Squalidus gracilis gracilis (Temminck & Schlegel, 1846)
Squalidus gracilis gracilis
photo by Senou, H.

 Family:  Cyprinidae (Minnows or carps), subfamily: Gobioninae
 Max. size:  5 cm SL (male/unsexed)
 Environment:  benthopelagic
 Distribution:  Asia: Japan and South Korea.
 Diagnosis:  Dorsal spines (total): 0-0; Dorsal soft rays (total): 9-10; Anal spines: 0-0; Anal soft rays: 9-9; Vertebrae: 33-34
 Biology:  Inhabits lentic waters of middle and lower reaches of rivers, on sandy, pebble bottoms (Ref. 41299). Omnivore (Ref. 41299).
 IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated  (Ref. 96402)
 Threat to humans:  harmless
 Country info:   
 

 Entered by: Garilao, Cristina V. - 14.05.96
 Modified by: Garilao, Cristina V. - 06.01.03

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