Scaly osman

Scaly Osman is a species of ray-finned fish in the genus Diptychus.

The Scaly osman lives in the benthopelagic, potamodromous, freshwater environment.

Scaly osman (Diptychus maculatus) is a near-endemic that is also distributed in the Tarim ecoregion . It inhabits only the mountainous part of the basin, usually at heights greater than 1,000 m above sea level. More

Common names

Cheshuichatyi osman in Russian (русский язык)
Osman luskowaty in Polish (polski)
Osman skvrnitý in Czech (česky)
River trout in English
Scaled osman in English
Scaly osman in English
Tibetan snowtrout in English
Турпулуу кок чаар in Kirghiz (кыргыз тили)
Тянь-Шаньский чешуйчатый осман in Russian (русский язык)
斑重唇魚 in Mandarin Chinese
斑重唇鱼 in Mandarin Chinese

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Order : Cypriniformes
Family : Cyprinidae
Genus : Diptychus
Species : Diptychus maculatus
Authority : Steindachner, 1866