Parambassis thomassi (Day, 1870)
Western Ghat glassy perchlet
photo by Johnson, J.A.

Family:  Ambassidae (Asiatic glassfishes)
Max. size:  12 cm SL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  demersal; freshwater; brackish; marine
Distribution:  Asia: Western Ghats of Kerala and Karnataka in India (Ref. 4833). Reported from Thailand (Ref. 37773).
Biology:  Found in streams and lakes (Ref. 10429). Reported to enter marine waters (Ref. 45255).
IUCN Red List Status: Least Concern (LC); Date assessed: 02 October 2010 Ref. (124695)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Torres, Armi G. - 08.06.95
Modified by: Reyes, Rodolfo B. - 27.01.14
Checked by: Torres, Armi G. - 30.08.96

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