Trigonostigma espei (Meinken, 1967)
Lambchop rasbora
photo by Ã…hlander, O.

Family:  Danionidae (Danios), subfamily: Rasborinae
Max. size:  2.5 cm SL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  benthopelagic; freshwater; pH range: 6 - 6.5; dH range: 12
Distribution:  Asia: Thailand and Cambodia.
Diagnosis:  Lambchop-shaped black blotch on caudal peduncle.
Biology:  Occurs in ponds, pools, marshes and swamps with heavy growth of submerged aquatic plants (Ref. 12693).
IUCN Red List Status: Least Concern (LC); Date assessed: 27 March 2011 Ref. (124695)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Torres, Armi G. - 05.06.97
Modified by: Capuli, Estelita Emily - 02.09.03

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