Elopichthys bambusa

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Elopichthys bambusa
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Cypriniformes
Family: Cyprinidae
Genus: Elopichthys
Bleeker, 1860
Species: E. bambusa
Binomial name
Elopichthys bambusa
(J. Richardson, 1845)

Elopichthys bambusa, the yellowcheek, is a cyprinid fish that is found in eastern Asia. It ranges from the Amur River in Russia, through China to the Lam River in Vietnam. It is considered an important food fish where it occurs, reaching up to 2 m (6 ft 7 in) in length.

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