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Chinese Paddlefish

Psephurus gladius (Martens 1862)


Psephurus gladius (Chinese paddlefish) is a species of bony fish in the family paddlefishes. It is listed as critically endangered by IUCN. It is found in marine habitat. It is a carnivore.

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  • URI: http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000447
  • Definition: An aquatic biome that comprises systems of open-ocean and unprotected coastal habitats, characterized by exposure to wave action, tidal fluctuation, and ocean currents as well as systems that largely resemble these. Water in the marine biome is generally within the salinity range of seawater: 30 to 38 ppt.
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Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of Chinese paddlefish