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).
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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