Badis kanabos Kullander & Britz, 2002
photo by Vierke, J.

Family:  Badidae (Chameleonfishes)
Max. size:  3.56 cm SL (male/unsexed); 2.43 cm SL (female)
Environment:  benthopelagic; freshwater
Distribution:  Asia: India.
Diagnosis:  Dorsal spines (total): 15-17; Dorsal soft rays (total): 8-10; Anal soft rays: 6-8; Vertebrae: 26-28. Possesses a conspicuous dark blotch covering the superficial part of cleithrum above the pectoral fin base; absence of a dark caudal peduncle blotch. Body depth 29.9-35.4%SL; interorbital width 7.3-8.6% SL. Conspicuous dark blotch anteriorly in the dorsal fin, between 3rd-5th spine. Distal extrascapular present. Vertical bars on sides as multiple emphasized narrow lines. Caudal fin with dark bar across base or midbasal rounded dark blotch (Ref. 46238).
Biology: 
IUCN Red List Status: Data deficient (DD); Date assessed: 09 March 2010 Ref. (123251)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Capuli, Estelita Emily - 24.03.03
Modified by: Torres, Armi G. - 09.07.18

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