Boraras maculatus (Duncker, 1904)
Dwarf rasbora
photo by Cygnel, S.

Family:  Danionidae (Danios), subfamily: Rasborinae
Max. size:  2.5 cm SL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  benthopelagic; freshwater; pH range: 5 - 6; dH range: 5 - 12
Distribution:  Asia: Malay Peninsula to Sumatra, Indonesia.
Diagnosis:   
Biology:  Inhabits quiet forest streams with slow-flowing acidic water (Ref. 85309). Feeds on worms and small crustaceans (Ref. 7020). One of the world's smallest cyprinid species.
IUCN Red List Status: Least Concern (LC); Date assessed: 24 December 2018 Ref. (124695)
Threat to humans:  harmless
Country info:   
 

Entered by: Torres, Armi G. - 16.06.94
Modified by: Reyes, Rodolfo B. - 24.08.15
Checked by: Binohlan, Crispina B. - 10.08.94

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