Scientific Name
Opsariichthys kaopingensis
Opsariichthys kaopingensis高屏馬口鱲
by: Yung-Ching Chang
Author Chen & Wu, 2009 Depth 0 - 10M
Chinese 高屏馬口鱲 Poisonous Fish No 
Family_Chinese 鯉科 Economic Fish No 
Family F102 Cyprinidae Edible Fish Yes  Chinese In Mainland China 高屏馬口魚 
Max Length 11.4  Aquarium Fish Yes  Common Name 溪哥仔(幼魚及雌魚)、紅貓(雄)、苦粗仔 
Distribution in World Taiwan [Endemic in Taiwan]   Distribution in Taiwan  
Habitats Fresh water  Holotype Locality Kaoping River, Pingtung County, Taiwan 
Reference Chen, I-S. , J.-H. Wu, and S.-P. Huang 2009 The taxonomy and phylogeny of the cyprinid genus Opsariichthys Bleeker (Teleostei: Cyprinidae) fromTaiwan, with description of a new species. Environmental Biology of Fishes v. 86: 165-183  I-Shiung Chen, Jui-Hsien Wu, etc. 2009 
Specimen List ASIZP0072954. ASIZP0072955. ASIZP0072956. ASIZP0805579. ASIZP0805580. ASIZP0805581. ASIZP0915579. ASIZP0915580. ASIZP0915581. NTOUP200910-093. NTOUP200910-111. NTOUP201005-282.  
Common Name Kao-ping freshwater minnow; Kao-ping chub 
Redlist Status Not in IUCN Redlist     NT 2012 Redlist of Fresh Water Fishes::NT