Chinese paddlefish


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Noun1.Chinese paddlefish - fish of larger rivers of China similar to the Mississippi paddlefish
ganoid, ganoid fish - primitive fishes having thick bony scales with a shiny covering
genus Psephurus, Psephurus - a genus of Polyodontidae
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In China, hydroelectric plants on the Yangtze River has likely caused the extinction of the Chinese paddlefish. In Australia, most rivers are diverted for farming, and this was part of the reason for a die-off of up to one million fish this past January!
According to a report by BBC News, a three-year quest to find the giant Chinese paddlefish in the Yangtze river failed to sight or catch a single individual.
At up to 7m, the Chinese paddlefish is much longer than either, though it may not exclusively live in freshwater.

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