Gnathopogon elongatus suwae Jordan & Hubbs, 1925:93

Suwa gudgeon



Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Gnathopogon suwae Jordan & Hubbs, 1925


Conservation Status


Last record: 1960's (source)



Lake Suwa, Shinsu (=Nagano Prefecture), central Honshu, Japan


Biology & Ecology




Holotype: FMNH 58708 (ex CM 7814)


Paratypes: (13) AMNH 26743 (2), SU 23541 (7), UMMZ 142988-89 (2, 1).






Original scientific description:

Jordan, D. S. and Hubbs, C. L. (1925). Record of fishes obtained by David Starr Jordan in Japan, 1922. Zoologicheskii Zhurnal 10(2): 93-346.


Other references:

Hosoya, K. (2003). Gnathopogon elongatus suwae. In: (ed) Japan ministry of the environment. Threatened wildlife of Japan, red data book, 2nd edition. Japan Wildlife Research Center, Tokyo, pp 26-27 (in Japanese)

Ibarra, Myriam and Stewart, Donald J. (1987). Catalogue of type specimens of recent fishes in Field Museum of Natural History. Fieldiana Zoology (N. S.) 35: 1-112 [40].

Kakioka, Ryo et al. (2013). The origins of limnetic forms and cryptic divergence in Gnathopogon fishes (Cyprinidae) in Japan. Environmental Biology of Fishes 96(5): 631-644.


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