Glossolepis leggetti Allen & Renyaan, 1998
Leggett's rainbowfish
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Family:  Melanotaeniidae (Rainbowfishes, blue eyes)
Max. size:  9.29 cm SL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  benthopelagic
Distribution:  Asia: known only from the Wapoga River system of northern Irian Jaya, Indonesia.
Diagnosis:  Dorsal spines (total): 4-8; Dorsal soft rays (total): 9-13; Anal spines: 1-1; Anal soft rays: 19-23
Biology:  Inhabits relatively clear, deep and quiet pools.
IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated (N.E.) Ref. (123251)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Torres, Armi G. - 29.03.99

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