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- n. A popular aquarium fish, Tanichthys albonubes Lin.
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. (Wiktionary)