1. rosy bitterling (Rhodeus ocellatus)Usually written using kana alone
Wikipedia definition
2. Rosy bitterlingThe Rosy bitterling (Rhodeus ocellatus) is a small fresh-water fish belonging to the family Cyprinidae (carp) and genus Rhodeus. Females are approximately 40-50mm long and males range from 50-80mm. Their bodies are flat with an argent-colored luster. However, males change to a reddish (sometimes purple) color during the spawning season (Mar~Sep) which functions to attract females. This reddish color is similar to the color of a red rose, which is why it is called a Rosy Bitterling.
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薔薇鰱 【ばらたなご】バラタナゴ


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