White-cloud-mountain-minnow meaning

A popular aquarium fish, Tanichthys albonubes.
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Origin of white-cloud-mountain-minnow

  • From the White Cloud mountains in Canton, China. The Latin name is named in honour of Tan a boy scout who first discovered the minnows in the 1950's and brought them to the attention of Lin Shu Yen, the ichthyologist.
    From Wiktionary