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Table 1 Number of imported ornamental finfish sampled per month. We examined a total of 581 fish representing 10 species

From: Introduction of bacterial and viral pathogens from imported ornamental finfish in South Korea

Water Common name (scientific name) Total samples (fish) per month (2016)a Average length (cm) Average weight (g)
February March April May June July
Sea Colored carp (Cyprinus carpio haematopterus) 5 10 10 10 10 10 5.3 1.21
Pearlscale goldfish (Carassius auratus) 10 10 10 10 10 10 5 5.53
Sutchi catfish (Pangasius sutchi) 20 20 20 20 20 20 8 2.41
Nile tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus) 10 10 10 10 10 10 5.0 2.57
Fresh Pearl-spot chromis (Chromis notata) 3 3 10 10 10 10 4.3 1.06
Caerulean damsel (Pomacentrus caeruleus) 5 5 10 10 10 10 5.5 2.24
Lemon damsel (Pomacentrus moluccensis) 5 5 10 10 10 10 4.3 1.44
Mandarin fish (Synchiropus splendidus) 5 5 10 10 0 0 7.3 5.91
Whitetail dascyllus (Dascyllus aruanus) 5 5 10 10 10 10 3.5 1.15
Ocellaris clownfish (Amphiprion ocellaris) 10 10 10 10 10 10 4.2 1.47
  1. aMonthly sampling numbers for each species of fish from February to July 2016 are shown