Pseudomugil paludicola Allen & Moore, 1981
Swamp blue-eye
photo by Luo, TD

Family:  Pseudomugilidae (Blue eyes)
Max. size:  3.5 cm TL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  pelagic; freshwater; pH range: 7 - 8; dH range: 20
Distribution:  Oceania: swamps lands of the lower Binaturi, Pahoturi, and More-head rivers of south-western Papua New Guinea, possibly ranging westward to the Vogelkop Peninsula in Irian Jaya, Indonesia.
Diagnosis:  Dorsal spines (total): 3-4; Dorsal soft rays (total): 6-7; Anal spines: 1-1; Anal soft rays: 11-14
Biology:  Found in swamps and rivers.
IUCN Red List Status: Least Concern (LC); Date assessed: 04 June 2020 Ref. (130435)
Threat to humans:  harmless

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