Scientific Name
Hypophthalmichthys nobilis
Hypophthalmichthys nobilis鱅
by: Lab of Fish Ecol. and Evo., BRCAS
Author (Richardson, 1845) Depth 0 - 20M
Chinese Poisonous Fish No 
Family_Chinese 鯉科 Economic Fish Yes 
Family F102 Cyprinidae Edible Fish Yes  Chinese In Mainland China 鱅(花鰱) 
Max Length 146 cm  Aquarium Fish No  Common Name 黑鰱、大頭鰱、花鰱、胖頭鰱 
Distribution in World China   Distribution in Taiwan North、Middle、South、HenChun Semiiland 
Habitats Fresh water  Holotype Locality Canton, China 
Synonyms Aristichthys nobilis, Hypophthalmichthys mantschuricus, Leuciscus nobilis   
Reference 臺灣魚類誌(沈等, 1993);臺灣淡水及河口魚類誌(陳&方, 1999);福建魚類誌(朱等, 1985)  Tang, Y.A. 唐允安 1954 朱元鼎 編 1985 沈世傑 編 Shih-Chieh Shen ed. 1993 陳義雄,方力行 1999 
Specimen List ASIZP0061370. ASIZP0063515. ASIZP0072205. ASIZP0075228. ASIZP0075229. ASIZP0804830. ASIZP0806702. ASIZP0806703. ASIZP0914830. ASIZP0916702. ASIZP0916703. FRIP00084. FRIP00085. NMMBP06507. NMMSTP00465. NMNSF00904. NTOUP201202-302.  
Common Name Bighead; Bighead carp; Big head; Big head carp 
Redlist Status NL Not in IUCN Redlist