The first record of Misgurnus anguillicaudatus in Germany

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Abstract

Oriental weatherfish Misgurnus anguillicaudatus, from southern China, have been imported to Germany in large numbers for the garden pond trade. The first record of M. anguillicaudatus from Central Europe, a population that has been established for at least 14 years in a small nature reserve in Germany, is detailed.

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