Pectenocypris balaena Roberts, 1989
photo by Roberts, T.R.

Family:  Cyprinidae (Minnows or carps), subfamily: Danioninae
Max. size:  3.5 cm SL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  demersal
Distribution:  Asia: Known only from Kapuas (Borneo).
Diagnosis:   
Biology:  Inhabits small forest streams. Collected in open areas, usually with flooded grasses. Feeds on phytoplankton (Ref. 56749).
IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated (N.E.) Ref. (120744)
Threat to humans:  harmless
Country info:   
 

Entered by: Casal, Christine Marie V. - 22.04.96
Modified by: Reyes, Rodolfo B. - 15.07.13

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