Adrianichthys kruyti Weber, 1913
Duckbilled buntingi
photo by Parenti, L.R.

Family:  Adrianichthyidae (Ricefishes), subfamily: Adrianichthyinae
Max. size:  16 cm TL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  pelagic; freshwater; pH range: 7.5 - 8.5
Distribution:  Asia: Endemic to Lake Poso, Sulawesi, Indonesia.
Diagnosis:  Dorsal soft rays (total): 14-16; Anal soft rays: 24-25. Differs from all other members of the family by its peculiar duck-bill, overhanging upper jaw, eyes protruding above dorsal profile of head and visible from below. Other diagnostic characters include 14-16 rays in dorsal fin and about 75 scales in lateral row (Ref. 26747).
IUCN Red List Status: Critically Endangered (CR); Date assessed: 01 October 2018 (D) Ref. (124695)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Cruz, Tess - 04.08.92
Modified by: Froese, Rainer - 09.03.00
Checked by: Luna, Susan M. - 15.08.94

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