Striped bitterling

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Striped bitterling
Acheilognathus cyanostigma by OpenCage.jpg
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Cypriniformes
Family: Cyprinidae
Genus: Acheilognathus
Species: A. cyanostigma
Binomial name
Acheilognathus cyanostigma
D. S. Jordan & Fowlera, 1903[1]

The striped bitterling (Acheilognathus cyanostigma) is a species of freshwater ray-finned fish in the genus Acheilognathus. It is endemic to Lake Biwa and Lake Yogo in Japan. It typically grows to a length of 6.0 cm.


  1. ^ Froese, Rainer and Pauly, Daniel, eds. (2006). "Acheilognathus cyanostigma" in FishBase. April 2006 version.