Chinese Fishes (Developments in Environmental Biology of by David L.G. Noakes, Aldemaro Romero, Yahui Zhao, Yingqi Zhou

By David L.G. Noakes, Aldemaro Romero, Yahui Zhao, Yingqi Zhou

This ebook records the present country of analysis by means of chinese language scientists on fish biology and fisheries and brings jointly manuscripts by means of authors from study associations, universities and executive corporations. There are papers on aquaculture, lifestyles background, genetics, marine and freshwater biology, conservation, body structure, new species descriptions, and really outstanding hypogean fishes. the data on those striking cave species exhibits how much we have yet to learn from that tremendous fauna. There are papers facing many of the biggest fishes and a few of the smallest cave species. There are papers facing one of the most conventional sorts of aquaculture and others with the main smooth molecular suggestions. the quantity comprises papers on critically threatened local fishes in addition to the commonest foodstuff species, resembling grass carp (Ctenopharyngodon idella). the data on infrequent and threatened species indicates how China is facing their endangered fishes. the data on their carp species could be worthwhile to these in different nations who will both make the most of the efficient carp species in aquaculture or attempt to deal with them as invasive species open air China. For the 1st time we assemble an entire assessment of the nation of fisheries learn in China.

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Inner row of pharyngeal teeth short, not compressed, with very sharp tips. No. 14 12 10 8 6 4 2 0 b 67 68 69 70 71 72 73 74 75 76 77 78 79 80 81 82 83 Lateral line scales No. 16 Coloration in preservative Alcohol preserved specimens generally grayish to brownish, without markings. All fins light brownish. 14 12 10 8 Geographical distribution Coastal rivers (Ou Jiang, Ling Jiang, Yong Jiang, Qiantang Jiang and Cao’e Jiang River basins) in Zhejiang Province (Fig. 5). 3 in our study. The original description was 39 Predorsal scales Distoechodon tumirostris Distoechodon compressus Distoechodon multispinnis Distoechodon macrophthalmus Fig.

Liu and He (1998) synonymized D. compressus with D. tumirostris, based on the fact that the number of lateral-line scales and gill rakers among populations of Distoechodon are overlapping. Shan (1998) described differences between D. compressus and D. tumirostris in lateral-line scale count, shapes of the dentary and basioccipital masticatory plates, and revalidated D. compressus. Molecular analysis of nucleotides of the mitochondrial D-loop region and the complete cytochrome b gene supported D.

4–237 mm SL, Sanjiang (25°47’N, 109°36’E), Rong Jiang River, 14 May 1975. 9 mm SL, Rong’an (25°13’N, 109°22’), Siweihe reservoir, Jul 1973 and Nov 1974. 0 mm SL, Duliujiang River, 1973. Diagnosis Distinguished from other Distoechodon species by a combination of characters: lateral-line scales 72–82, mostly 77; predorsal scales 29–37, mostly 34 (Fig. 37% vs. 28% in SL). Distoechodon multispinnis can be distinguished from another similar species, D. tumirostris, by having more lateral-line scales (Fig.

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