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Chinese high-fin banded shark

Index Chinese high-fin banded shark

The Chinese high-fin banded shark (Myxocyprinus asiaticus) is a popular freshwater aquarium fish, retrieved on: August 21, 2007 that belongs to the Catostomidae family. [1]

24 relations: Aquaculture, Catostomidae, Dam, Dorsal fin, Endangered species, Fish fin, Fish migration, Henry Weed Fowler, Introduced species, Japanese language, List of endangered and protected species of China, Local extinction, Min River (Sichuan), Overfishing, Papilla (fish anatomy), Pharyngeal teeth, Pieter Bleeker, Pollution, River source, Shark, Spawn (biology), The Ugly Duckling, Theodore Gill, Yangtze.

Aquaculture

Aquaculture (less commonly spelled aquiculture), also known as aquafarming, is the farming of fish, crustaceans, molluscs, aquatic plants, algae, and other organisms.

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Catostomidae

The Catostomidae are the suckers of the order Cypriniformes, with about 78 species in this family of freshwater fishes.

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Dam

A dam is a barrier that stops or restricts the flow of water or underground streams.

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Dorsal fin

A dorsal fin is a fin located on the back of most marine and freshwater vertebrates such as fishes, cetaceans (whales, dolphins, and porpoises), and the (extinct) ichthyosaur.

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Endangered species

An endangered species is a species which has been categorized as very likely to become extinct.

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Fish fin

Fins are usually the most distinctive anatomical features of a fish.

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Fish migration

Many types of fish migrate on a regular basis, on time scales ranging from daily to annually or longer, and over distances ranging from a few metres to thousands of kilometres.

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Henry Weed Fowler

Henry Weed Fowler (March 23, 1878 – June 21, 1965) was an American zoologist born in Holmesburg, Pennsylvania.

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Introduced species

An introduced species (alien species, exotic species, non-indigenous species, or non-native species) is a species living outside its native distributional range, which has arrived there by human activity, either deliberate or accidental.

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Japanese language

is an East Asian language spoken by about 128 million people, primarily in Japan, where it is the national language.

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List of endangered and protected species of China

The endangered species of China may include any wildlife species designated for protection by the national government of China or listed as endangered by international organizations such as the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) and the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN).

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Local extinction

Local extinction or extirpation is the condition of a species (or other taxon) that ceases to exist in the chosen geographic area of study, though it still exists elsewhere.

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Min River (Sichuan)

The Min River or Min Jiang (Chinese: 江, p Mínjiāng) is a in central Sichuan province, China.

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Overfishing

Overfishing is the removal of a species of fish from a body of water at a rate that the species cannot replenish in time, resulting in those species either becoming depleted or very underpopulated in that given area.

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Papilla (fish anatomy)

The papilla, in certain kinds of fish, particularly rays, sharks, and catfish, are small lumps of dermal tissue found in the mouth, where they are "distributed uniformly on the tongue, palate, and pharynx".

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Pharyngeal teeth

Pharyngeal teeth are teeth in the pharyngeal arch of the throat of cyprinids, suckers, and a number of other fish species otherwise lacking teeth.

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Pieter Bleeker

Pieter Bleeker (July 10, 1819, Zaandam – January 24, 1878, The Hague) was a Dutch medical doctor, ichthyologist, and herpetologist.

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Pollution

Pollution is the introduction of contaminants into the natural environment that cause adverse change.

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River source

The source or headwaters of a river or stream is the furthest place in that river or stream from its estuary or confluence with another river, as measured along the course of the river.

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Shark

Sharks are a group of elasmobranch fish characterized by a cartilaginous skeleton, five to seven gill slits on the sides of the head, and pectoral fins that are not fused to the head.

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Spawn (biology)

Spawn is the eggs and sperm released or deposited into water by aquatic animals.

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The Ugly Duckling

"The Ugly Duckling" (Danish: Den grimme ælling) is a literary fairy tale by Danish poet and author Hans Christian Andersen (1805–1875).

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Theodore Gill

Theodore Nicholas Gill (March 21, 1837 – September 25, 1914) was an American ichthyologist, mammalogist, malacologist and librarian.

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Yangtze

The Yangtze, which is 6,380 km (3,964 miles) long, is the longest river in Asia and the third-longest in the world.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chinese_high-fin_banded_shark

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