Kingdom: Animalia > Phylum: Chordata > Class: Actinopterygii > Order: Cypriniformes > Family: Cyprinidae > Genus: Parabramis > Species: Parabramis pekinensis

White Amur bream - Parabramis pekinensis (Basilewsky, 1855)

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Threat status Europe Not evaluated (IUCN)

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Threat and conservation status

This species has not yet been assessed for the IUCN Red List

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Legal status

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Common names and synonyms

Common Name Language Reference
Belyi lesch Russian Fishbase
Brema-branca Portuguese Fishbase
Leszcz amurski bialy a. leszczak Polish Fishbase
Pekingbrassen German Fishbase
Platica alba chinezeasca Romanian Fishbase
White Amur bream English Fishbase
Synonym Author
Abramis pekinensis Basilewsky, 1855
Megalobrama skolkovii carinatus Dybowski, 1872
Chanodicthys stenzii Popta, 1907
Parabramis liaohonensis Yih & Wu, 1964
Parabramis pekinensis strenosomus Yiu, She & Yih, 1959
Leuciscus bramula Valenciennes, 1844
Abramis bramula (Valenciennes, 1844)

Other resources

CoL (accepted name) Catalogue of Life
Fauna Europaea Fauna Europaea
FishBase FishBase
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ITIS (Valid name) Interagency Taxonomic Information System
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PESI (Accepted) Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure
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External data

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