Cyprinus fuxianensis Yang et al., 1977

Fuxian carp



Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Cyprinus micristius fuxianensis Yang et al., 1977


Conservation Status


Last record: before 1995

IUCN RedList status: Critically Endangered (Possibly Extinct)



Fuxian Lake, Yunan Provence, China


Biology & Ecology










Original scientific description:

Yang et al. in: Chen, H.-L. & H.-Q. Huang. (1977). Cyprininae. Pp. 395-438. In: Zhongguo like yulei zhi. (Wu, ed.),.

Other references:

Devi, R. & Boguskaya, N. 2009. Cyprinus fuxianensis. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2009: e.T166157A6184730. Downloaded on 17 December 2015.

Luo, Y. and Yue, P. 2000. Cyprinidae: Cyprininae. In: P. Yue (ed.), Fauna Sinica. Osteichthyes. Cypriniformes III, pp. 391-433. Science Press, Beijing.

Wu, H.L., Shao, K.T. and Lai, C.F. 1999. Latin-Chinese dictionary of fishes names. The Sueichan Press, Taiwan.


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