Parambassis waikhomi Geetakumari & Basudha, 2012
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Family:  Ambassidae (Asiatic glassfishes)
Max. size:  3.98 cm SL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  benthopelagic; freshwater
Distribution:  Asia: Loktak Lake, Chindwin basin in India.
Diagnosis:  Dorsal spines (total): 8-8; Dorsal soft rays (total): 14-15; Anal spines: 3-3; Anal soft rays: 14-15; Vertebrae: 24-24. Distinguished from all species of Parambassis by the following combination of characters: 58-60 lateral line scales; 9-10 pectoral fin rays; 19-20 gill rakers; two predorsal bones; presence of a vertically elongated humeral spot; maxilla reaches to ? of the orbit; 8.2-10.9 interorbital width; four preorbital ridge; 11 preorbital edge; six supraorbital ridge; 18 serrae at lower edge of preoperculum; 24 serrae at hind margin of preoperculum (Ref. 93109).
IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated (N.E.) Ref. (123251)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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