Rhodeus uyekii

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Rhodeus uyekii
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Cypriniformes
Family: Cyprinidae
Subfamily: Acheilognathinae
Genus: Rhodeus
Species: R. uyekii
Binomial name
Rhodeus uyekii
(T. Mori, 1935)
Synonyms
  • Pseudoperilampus uyekii Mori, 1935

Rhodeus uyekii is a temperate freshwater fish belonging to the Acheilognathinae sub-family of the family Cyprinidae. It originates in inland rivers in South Korea. It was originally described as Pseudoperilampus uyekii by T. Mori in 1935. The fish reaches a length up to 6.0 cm (2.4 in). When spawning, the females deposit their eggs inside bivalves, where they hatch and the young remain until they can swim.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Froese, Rainer and Pauly, Daniel, eds. (2007). "Rhodeus uyekii" in FishBase. February 2007 version.