By David L.G. Noakes, Aldemaro Romero, Yahui Zhao, Yingqi Zhou
This ebook records the present kingdom of study by means of chinese language scientists on fish biology and fisheries and brings jointly manuscripts by means of authors from learn associations, universities and executive corporations. There are papers on aquaculture, lifestyles background, genetics, marine and freshwater biology, conservation, body structure, new species descriptions, and actually outstanding hypogean fishes. the knowledge on those awesome cave species indicates how much we have yet to learn from that tremendous fauna. There are papers facing a number of the biggest fishes and a few of the smallest cave species. There are papers facing the most conventional sorts of aquaculture and others with the main sleek molecular strategies. the amount comprises papers on critically threatened local fishes in addition to the commonest foodstuff species, similar to grass carp (Ctenopharyngodon idella). the knowledge on infrequent and threatened species exhibits how China is facing their endangered fishes. the data on their carp species could be important to these in different international locations who will both benefit from the efficient carp species in aquaculture or attempt to deal with them as invasive species open air China. For the 1st time we collect an entire evaluation of the kingdom of fisheries examine in China.
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Compressus (Fujian Province; 74–75 lateral-line scales, 93–98 gill rakers), and X. ) t. multispinnis, a new subspecies from the Chang Jiang basin, Sichuan Province, with 77–84 lateral-line scales and 91–108 gill rakers. Ding (1994) tentatively synonymized X. tumirostris multispinnis with D. tumirostris without providing any explanation. In the course of reviewing the genus Distoechodon as well as clarifying the species diversity of the genus, we examined 164 specimens of Distoechodon from different localities in China, allowing the recognition of the genus, redescription of the type species, D.
1974. Diagnosis Distinguished from other Distoechodon species by a combination of the following characters: fewer lateral–line scales (67–74, mostly 70, Fig. 3), fewer predorsal scales (27–33, mostly 30, Fig. 28% vs. 77% in SL. The most similar species is Distoechodon tumirostris, which can be distinguished by having more predorsal scales (Fig. 3) and smaller eyes (Fig. 4). Coloration in preservative Alcohol preserved specimens generally grayish to brownish, all fins light yellowish. Description Body elongate and moderately compressed; dorsal profile straight or slightly concave; ventral profile convex; abdomen round; abdominal keel absent.
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. 3), and longer dorsal and anal fins. (Table 1). Coloration in preservative Alcohol preserved specimens generally grayish to brownish; a dark spot usually present on each side of gill cover; Horizontal scale-rows above the lateral line are marked by dark spots along the posterior margin of each scale, forming 10 to 12 dark stripes.