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Based on comparing some characters of specimens from two geographical populations (the Amur River and the streams of Qinling Mountains), such as number of gill rakers, lateral-line scales and pyloric caeca, Li (1966) considere that the Brachymystax fish distributed in the Qinling differ from that of Amur River, and described it as an endemic subspecies, and named as Brachymystax lenok tsinlingensis Li.
Over the night, the Amur river, which serves as a natural border with China where it is known as Heilong Jiang, has risen by 16 centimetres (6.2 inches) to 673 centimetres and is expected to rise by another 40 centimetres over the next two days.
The early-maturing or "summer" chum salmon generally returns to spawn from June through August in streams bordering Kamchatka, the Sea of Okhotsk, the east coast of Sakhalin Island, and the Amur River. Later-maturing or "autumn" chum salmon generally return to spawn from September through November in streams in Japan, the southern Kuril Islands, the west coast of Sahkalin Island, and the Amur River (Sano, 1966).
Relations with its former ally, the Soviet Union, were so bad that their respective armies were exchanging deadly gunfire along the Amur River frontier and leaders on both sides talked of the inevitability of war.
The Amur River is one of the longest free-flowing rivers in the world, extending some 4,400 kilometers (2,700 miles) from the mountains of Mongolia to the Sea of Okhotsk (Figure 1).
3, officials administering the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES), announced that the treaty will from now on prohibit international commerce in all sturgeon from the Caspian Sea basin, the Black Sea--lower Danube River basin, and the Amur River basin of Russia and China.
sinensis is found only in the Amur River area on the Russian-Chinese border (2).
On July 9, 2003, Russia's newest hydro-electric power station, the Bureya dam, located on the Amur River in the Far Eastern Amur Region was officially inaugurated.
In eastern Siberia, where convicts were brought in because there was an acute shortage of local labour, it was primarily intended to further Russia's imperial ambitions in the Far East and the final stretches were built through Manchuria on land leased from the Chinese rather than on the longer Russian route along the Amur River. Troops were moved east by rail when the Russo-Japanese War broke out, but after the war the Amur line was built to provide a route entirely through Russian territory.
ginnala) is native to the Amur River valley and other areas of northeastern Asia.
The second migration occurred approximately 7,000-9,500 BP and consisted of immigrants from Kamchatka and the Lower Amur River basin in eastern Siberia.