Animalia > Chordata > Siluriformes > Bagridae > Tachysurus > Tachysurus fulvidraco

Tachysurus fulvidraco (Banded catfish; Yellow catfish)

Synonyms: Macrones fulvidraco; Pelteobagrus fluvidraco; Pelteobagrus fulvidraco; Pimelodus fulvidraco; Pseudobagrus fulvidraco
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Wikipedia Abstract

Tachysurus fulvidraco, the yellowhead catfish or Korean bullhead, is a species of bagrid catfish found in eastern Asia from Siberia to China, Korea, Vietnam, and Laos, where it can be found in lakes and river channels. It can reach a maximum length of 34.5 cm, weighing 3 kg, though it is much more commonly found to a length of 8 cm. It is a minor component of commercial fisheries.
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Protected Areas

Name IUCN Category Area acres Location Species Website Climate Land Use
Fujian Wuyishan Nature Reserve V 206754 Fujian, China  

Prey / Diet

Carassius auratus (Goldfish)[1]
Cyprinus carpio (Common carp)[1]
Hemiculter leucisculus (Wild carp)[1]
Leuciscus waleckii (Amur ide)[1]



External References


Attributes / relations provided by
1Jorrit H. Poelen, James D. Simons and Chris J. Mungall. (2014). Global Biotic Interactions: An open infrastructure to share and analyze species-interaction datasets. Ecological Informatics.
2Gibson, D. I., Bray, R. A., & Harris, E. A. (Compilers) (2005). Host-Parasite Database of the Natural History Museum, London
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Species taxanomy provided by GBIF Secretariat (2022). GBIF Backbone Taxonomy. Checklist dataset accessed via on 2023-06-13; License: CC BY 4.0