Scientific Name
Misgurnus anguillicaudatus  
Misgurnus anguillicaudatus泥鰍
by: Lab of Fish Ecol. and Evo., BRCAS
Author (Cantor, 1842) Depth 0 - 10M
Chinese 泥鰍 Poisonous Fish No 
Family_Chinese 鰍科 Economic Fish Yes 
Family F106 Cobitidae Edible Fish Yes  Chinese In Mainland China 泥鰍 
Max Length 10 cm  Aquarium Fish No  Common Name 土鰍、胡溜、魚溜、雨溜、河鰡、旋鰡、旋鰡鼓 
Distribution in World Taiwan、Japan、East Asia Continent   Distribution in Taiwan North、Middle、South、HenChun Semiiland、East 
Habitats Fresh water  Holotype Locality Chusan Island, China 
Synonyms Cobitis anguillicaudata, Cobitis fossilis, Cobitis fossilis mohoity, Misgurnus aguillicadatus, Misgurnus anguillicaudatus anguillicaudatus, Misgurnus crossochilus, Misgurnus elongatus, Misgurnus fossilis anguillicaudatus, Misgurnus lividus, Misgurnus mizolepis, Misgurnus mizolepis elongatus, Misgurnus mizolepis grangeri, Misgurnus mizolepis multimaculatus ...all 22..  
Reference 臺灣魚類誌(沈等, 1993);臺灣淡水及河口魚類誌(陳&方, 1999);臺灣淡水魚類-壹 鯉形目(陳&張, 2005)  Cantor, T. E. 1842 Rendahl, H. 1943 Kubota, Z. etc. 1954 Kubota, Z etc. 1955 Kubota, Z etc. 1955 Kubota, Zenziro 1961 Kubota, Zenziro 1961 Kubota, Zenziro 1961 Kubota, Zenziro 1962 Kubota, Zenziro 1962 Kubota, Zenziro 1962 Kubota, Zenziro etc. 1962 沈世傑 編 Shih-Chieh Shen ed. 1993 陳義雄,方力行 1999 陳義雄, 張詠青, 邵廣昭 2005 
Specimen List ASIZP0057059. ASIZP0059774. ASIZP0068865. ASIZP0072581. ASIZP0072582. ASIZP0072583. ASIZP0074473. ASIZP0074653. ASIZP0805264. ASIZP0805265. ASIZP0805266. ASIZP0915264. ASIZP0915265. ASIZP0915266. BMNH1884.5.15.34-35. FRIP00694. mnhn1908-0172. mnhn1908-0173. mnhn1908-0174. mnhn1908-0175. mnhn1908-0176. mnhn1908-0177. mnhn1908-0178. mnhn1908-0179. NMMBP03976. NMMBP04021. NMMBP04023. NMMBP04026. NMMBP04027. NMMBP05898. NMMBP05900. NMMSTP00758. NMNSF00167. NMNSF01233. NMNSF01337. NMNSF01401-A. NMNSF01401-F. NRM10354Holotype. NRM39641Paratype. ...List all 87 records... 
Barcode2011-10-03,張家豪,CO1,100% 2011-10-03,張家豪,CO1,100% 2011-10-03,張家豪,CO1,100%
Common Name Oriental weatherfish; Pond Loach; Weather loach; Weather loach; Dojo; Amur weatherfish; Amur mud loach; Japanese weatherfish 
Redlist Status NL Not in IUCN Redlist     LC 2012 Redlist of Fresh Water Fishes::LC
Characteristic Head slightly compressed, shaped like a blunt awl. Snout short. Mouth inferior, arched. Five barbells, shorter than half of head length, including four maxillary barbells, one pairs of mandibular barbells at corner of mouth and two pairs of barbells on chin. Eye small, on upper side of head. Body cylindrical, elongated, posterior laterally compressed; dorsal and ventral profile horizontal. Scales tiny, cycloid, covered by mucus; head naked; lateral line unapparent. Longitudinal scales:140-170; dorsal fin rays:3+6-7; pelvic fin rays:1+6; anal fin rays:3+5. Pectoral fins end distant from pelvic fin origin; dorsal fin origin at middle between pectoral fin origin and caudal fin base; pelvic fin origin slightly behind dorsal fin origin; caudal fin rounded. Dark brownish dorsally; light yellow ventrally. Irregular dark blotches spread over side of body, dorsal and anal fins; an apparent spot on upper side of caudal fin base.
habitats Primary freshwater fish; inhabit in any kind of slowing running water, can be found in paddy field, ponds, swamps and channels, especially in water rich in mud and vegetative fragments. Benthic. Polyphagia, feeds on small aquatic insects and vegetative fr 
Distribution Extensively distributed in East Asia, from Japan to Taiwan. Spread on whole island of Taiwan.