01 Nov '11, 7am

A new species of glass-perch from Belitung Island, Indonesia (Teleostei: Ambassidae…

, new species, a small, colourful and sexually dimorphic freshwater glassperch, is described from the Gantung area of Pulau Belitung, Indonesia. It shares with its congeners a scale-less body, but differs in the males having a broad red anal and second dorsal fins, red caudal-fin lobes, and the elongated rays of the second dorsal fin and the anal fin joined throughout their length by an interradial membrane.

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