Glossamia timika Allen, Hortle & Renyaan, 2000
Timika Mouth Almighty
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 Family:  Apogonidae (Cardinalfishes), subfamily: Apogoninae
 Max. size:  9.5 cm SL (male/unsexed)
 Environment:  demersal; pH range: 7.2
 Distribution:  Oceania: known only from the Minarjewi River basin, Timika Region, New Guinea, Indonesia.
 Biology:  Common in forest streams in Timika region, Papua New Guinea. Inactive during the day, usually hovering in sheltered locations, frequently among plants, aquatic (50% ground cover, e.g. Vallisneria, Limnophilia), tree roots, and dead branches.
 IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated  (Ref. 96402)
 Threat to humans:  harmless
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 Entered by: Bailly, Nicolas - 10.07.10

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