|Importance||highly commercial||Ref.||FAO, 1994|
|Abundance||occasional (usually not seen)||Ref.||Nichols, J.T., 1943|
Known from Guangdong Province (Changan County, Chaoyang County, Chehai County) and Shantou City of Hanjiang drainage; also from Sanshui County, Fengkai County, Zhaoqing City of Xijiang River drainage (Ref.33340); Zhu Jiang (= Pearl River) delta and Hanjiang river mouth in Guangdong Province (Ref. 33340); southern Fujian (Ref. 47843). Known as "pai-shan" at Tungting Lake (Ref. 35840). A popular cultured fish, introduced from its native range to other regions in the country (intensive culture in ponds and reservoirs) (Ref. 55380). Also Ref. 11110, 35840.
|States/Provinces||Beijing (native), Fujian (native), Guangdong (native), Hunan (native)|