Sundasalanx microps Roberts, 1981
photo by Roberts, T.R.

Family:  Clupeidae (Herrings, shads, sardines, menhadens), subfamily: Ehiravinae
Max. size:  2.3 cm TL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  demersal
Distribution:  Asia: Borneo in Indonesia (Ref. 7050) and Malaysia (Ref. 57780). Occurrence in the Mekong basin needs confirmation (Ref. 27732, 37773).
Diagnosis:  Dorsal soft rays (total): 12-14; Anal soft rays: 17-21; Vertebrae: 41-43. Horizontal diameter of eye less than 4% SL; ceratobranchial 5 with 0-3 small conical teeth; total rakers on first arch 0-2 (Ref. 34809).
IUCN Red List Status: Data deficient (DD); Date assessed: 06 March 2017 Ref. (120744)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Casal, Christine Marie V. - 23.05.96
Modified by: Bailly, Nicolas - 29.09.14

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