Oriental weatherfish

Like many other loaches, they are slender and eel-like.

The Oriental weatherfish lives in the demersal, freshwater, depth range 5 - m environment.

European species is striped, while the Oriental weatherfish is largely spotted, but both exhibit a mixed pattern of these markings. The Oriental weatherfish is also available in gold and albino color morphs. More

An Oriental weatherfish in my collection lived for 21 years. Longevities of 10-15 years are regularly reported. More

The oriental weatherfish (Misgurnus anguillicaudatus) is a freshwater, subtropical species native to southeast Asia. The species was described from Chusan Island, China (Cantor 1842). More

Two Oriental weatherfish were collected in the Haw system, North Carolina, in 2009 (B. Tracy and W. Starnes, pers. comm.). More

An Oriental Weatherfish (Misgurnus anguillicaudatus) Population Established in Washington State journal Northwest Science Notes vol 75 issue 1 pages 72-76 More

Oriental weatherfish are typically found in still or slow moving, shallow waters with mud-bottoms, which they burrow into. More

1 of 9 The Oriental weatherfish is an invasive species.DIANE STEVENSON| Statesman Journalbuy this photo * Share this photo: * Del.icio. More

Oriental weatherfish is more commonly seen in the pet trade in the USA. Physical Description Back To Top Weatherfishes have elongated, eel-like bodies with 5 pairs of fleshy barbels (sensory organs) surrounding the mouth. More

oriental weatherfish - exotic Pictured here is an exotic Oriental Weatherfish ( Misgurnus anguillicaudatus ) caught in Florida. Oriental weatherfish which are native to northeastern Asia and central China, prefer still or slow moving, shallow waters with mud-bottoms. They burrow into the bottoms. More

Common names

Aasianmutakala in Finnish (suomen kieli)
Amur mud loach in English
Amur weatherfish in English
Amurskii v'yun in Russian (русский язык)
Cá Ch?ch bùn in Vietnamese (Tiếng Việt)
Cá Chạch bùn in Vietnamese (Tiếng Việt)
Cá diét in Vietnamese (Tiếng Việt)
dojo in English
Dojô in Japanese (日本語)
dojo in Tagalog
dojo loach in Unknown
Dojou in Japanese (日本語)
Japanese loach in English
Japanese weatherfish in English
Kiinanmutakala in Finnish (suomen kieli)
Kinesisk smerling in Danish (dansk)
Kinesisk Vejrfisk in Danish (dansk)
Loche asiatique in French (français)
Loche d'étang in French (français)
Marmorimutakala in Finnish (suomen kieli)
Misgurno in Spanish (español)
Misgurno de Asia in Spanish (español)
Misgurnus anguillicaudatus in Catalan (Català)
Nai chau in Cantonese
Nai chau in Chinese (中文)
Oriental weatherfish in English
oriental weatherloach in English
Oriental Weatherloach (German: Ostasiatischer Schlammpeitzger) in English
Ostasiatischer Schlammpeitzger in German (Deutsch)
Piskor cínský in Czech (česky)
Pond loach in English
U-u in Unknown
Vostochnyi in Russian (русский язык)
Weather loach in English
Yuyu in Unknown
ドジョウ in Japanese (日本語)
北方泥鰍 in Mandarin Chinese
北方泥鳅 in Mandarin Chinese
土鰍 in Mandarin Chinese
土鳅 in Mandarin Chinese
大鱗泥鰍 in Mandarin Chinese
大鳞泥鳅 in Mandarin Chinese
泥鰍 in Mandarin Chinese
泥鳅 in Mandarin Chinese
海南大鱗泥鰍 in Mandarin Chinese
海南大鳞泥鳅 in Mandarin Chinese
胡溜 in Mandarin Chinese
雨溜 in Mandarin Chinese
魚溜 in Mandarin Chinese
鱼溜 in Mandarin Chinese
黑龍江泥鰍 in Mandarin Chinese
黑龙江泥鳅 in Mandarin Chinese
미꾸라지 in Korean (한국어)
미꾸리 in Korean (한국어)

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Order : Cypriniformes
Family : Cobitidae
Genus : Misgurnus
Species : Misgurnus anguillicaudatus
Authority : Cantor, 1842