Soldatov's gudgeon

The Soldatov's gudgeon (Gobio soldatovi) is a species of gudgeon, a small freshwater in the family Cyprinidae. It is found in Asia in the Amur River drainage in Russia and China, on the Sakhalin Island, and in Lake Buir in Mongolia. It is a demersal fish, up to 12.0 cm long.

Soldatov's gudgeon
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Cypriniformes
Family: Cyprinidae
Subfamily: Gobioninae
Genus: Gobio
Species:
G. soldatovi
Binomial name
Gobio soldatovi
Berg, 1914
Synonyms
  • Gobio gobio soldatovi Berg, 1914
  • Gobio soldatovi soldatovi Berg, 1914
  • Gobio gobio tungussicus Borisov, 1928

Named in honor of ichthyologist Vladimir Konstantinovich Soldatov (1875-1941), who collected type specimen.[1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Christopher Scharpf & Kenneth J. Lazara (22 September 2018). "Order CYPRINIFORMES: Families ACHEILOGNATHIDAE, GOBIONIDAE and TANICHTHYIDAE". The ETYFish Project Fish Name Etymology Database. Christopher Scharpf and Kenneth J. Lazara. Retrieved 17 November 2018.