Scientific Name
Paratanakia himantegus
Paratanakia himantegus臺灣石鮒
by: Lab of Fish Ecol. and Evo., BRCAS
Author (Günther, 1868) Depth 0 - 5M
Chinese 臺灣石鮒 Poisonous Fish No 
Family_Chinese 鯉科 Economic Fish No 
Family F102 Cyprinidae Edible Fish No  Chinese In Mainland China 革條田中鰟鮍 
Max Length 8 cm  Aquarium Fish Yes  Common Name 台灣石鮒、革條田中鰟鮍、革條副鱊、牛屎鯽仔、副彩鱊 
Distribution in World Taiwan [Endemic in Taiwan]   Distribution in Taiwan North、Middle、South、HenChun Semiiland、East 
Habitats Fresh water  Holotype Locality Taiwan 
Synonyms Acheilognathus chii, Acheilognathus himantegus, Achilognathus himantegus, Paracheilognathus himantegus, Tanakia chii   
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);臺灣河川溪流的指標魚類 第一卷 初級淡水魚類(陳義雄, 2009);Chang, C.-H. , W.-W. Lin, Y.-T. Shao, R. Arai, T. Ishinabe, T. Ueda, M. Matsuda, H. Kubota, F.-Y. Wang, N.-H. Jang-Liaw and H.-W. Koa (2009) Molecular Phylogeny and genetic differentation of the Tanakia himantegus complex (Teleostei: Cyprinidae) in Taiwan and China. Zoological Studies v. 48 (no. 6): 823-834  沈世傑 編 Shih-Chieh Shen ed. 1993 ueda, T. etc. 1997 陳義雄,方力行 1999 陳義雄, 張詠青, 邵廣昭 2005 
Specimen List
Common Name Taiwan bitterling 
Redlist Status NL Not in IUCN Redlist     NT 2012 Redlist of Fresh Water Fishes::NT
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