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    Oily bitterling: Brief Summary
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    The oily bitterling (Tanakia limbata) is a temperate freshwater fish belonging to the Acheilognathinae sub-family of the family Cyprinidae. It originates in creeks with fast-running water in central and southern Japan. It was originally described as Capoeta limbata by Temminck & Schlegel in 1846, and has also been referred to as Acheilognathus limbatus and Acheilognathus limbata in scientific literature. The fish reaches a size of up to 6 cm (2.4 in) TL.

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