D. S. Jordan & Fowler, 1903
Abbottina is a genus of ray-finned fish in the family Cyprinidae, the carps and minnows. They are native to eastern Asia (China, Korea, Japan, and Vietnam). The genus was named for the American zoologist James Fisher Abbott, student at Stanford University and later professor of English at Naval Academy Etajima and of zoology at Washington University.
There are currently 6 recognized species in this genus:
- Abbottina binhi Nguyễn, 2001
- Abbottina lalinensis Huang & Li, 1995
- Abbottina liaoningensis K. J. Qin, 1987
- Abbottina obtusirostris (H. W. Wu & Ki. Fu. Wang, 1931)
- Abbottina rivularis (Basilewsky, 1855) - Chinese false gudgeon
- Abbottina springeri Bănărescu & Nalbant, 1973
- Froese, R. and D. Pauly. (Eds.) Abbottina species list. FishBase. 2011.
- Jordan, David Starr & H.W.Fowler. A review of the cyprinoid fishes of Japan. 1903. Proceedings of the United States National Museum. volume 26. page 835.
- Jordan, David Starr Jordan. Days of a Man. 1922. volume 2. pages 37-38
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