Tanichthys micagemmae

It is similar in appearance to the White Cloud Mountain minnow , the only other member of its genus, which is a commonly sold freshwater aquarium fish.

The Tanichthys micagemmae lives in the benthopelagic, freshwater environment.

Tanichthys micagemmae is a species of freshwater fish. It is a member of the carp family (family Cyprinidae) of order Cypriniformes. It was only discovered in 2001, in a tributary of the River Ben Hai in Quang Binh province, Vietnam. More

Tanichthys micagemmae, pair, these guys just bred for the first time. More

Tanichthys micagemmae, from the Ben Hai River in Vietnam. The name Tanichthys comes from the name of the Chinese Boy Scout leader, Tan, who discovered the first specimen. References - * Species of Tanichthys. FishBase. Ed. More

Tanichthys micagemmae will spend most of its time in the upper and middle levels of the tank. During the night it will retreat closer to the substrate. Activity: Diurnal; Like most cyprinids, Tanichthys micagemmae is largely diurnal. More

•Valid as Tanichthys micagemmaeFreyhof & Herder 2001. Current status: Valid as Tanichthys micagemmae Freyhof & Herder 2001 Cyprinidae: Rasborinae. Distribution: Vietnam. Habitat: freshwater. More

Common names

Juovakardinaalikala in Finnish (suomen kieli)
Tanichthys micagemmae in Breton (brezhoneg)

Order : Cypriniformes
Family : Cyprinidae
Genus : Tanichthys
Species : Tanichthys micagemmae
Authority : Freyhof & Herder, 2001