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White Cloud Mountain minnow
2007-04-10 16:16:29

The White Cloud Mountain minnow (Tanichthys albonubes) is a very hardy species of freshwater aquarium fish. It is a member of the carp family (family Cyprinidae) of order Cypriniformes, native to China and Vietnam. The species was discovered at White Cloud Mountain in GuÇŽngdōng in the 1930s by a Boy Scout leader called Tan"”hence the generic name Tanichthys ("Tan's fish"). The...

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