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Zoological Research
Kunming Institute of Zoology, Chinese Academy of Sciences
ISSN: 2095-8137
Vol. 31, No. 4, 2010, pp. 444-445
Bioline Code: zr10060
Full paper language: Chinese
Document type: Note
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Zoological Research, Vol. 31, No. 4, 2010, pp. 444-445

 en A New Record of Anguillid Fish in Lancangjiang River, China: Anguilla bicolor check for this species in other resources
Chen, Zi-Ming; Zhang, Xiao-Yan; Qi, Wen-Long; Deng, Xiu-Mei & Xiao, Heng

Abstract

One specimen was collected from Lancangjiang River in Jinghong, China on August 1st, 2006. It is identified as Anguilla bicolor check for this species in other resources McClelland, 1844, a new record of Anguillidae check for this species in other resources species occurring in Lancangjiang River in China. It could be distinguished from other Anguilla check for this species in other resources species by the character as: dorsal-fin origin located above vent vertically. It is an active nocturnal forager, feeding largely on a diet of crustaceans and mollusks.

Keywords
Anguilla bicolor; Fish; New species record; Lancangjiang River; China

 
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