Glossolepis incisus Weber, 1907
Red rainbowfish
Glossolepis incisus
photo by Malkowski, P.

 Family:  Melanotaeniidae (Rainbowfishes, blue eyes)
 Max. size:  12 cm SL (male/unsexed); 10 cm SL (female)
 Environment:  benthopelagic; pH range: 7.6 - 8.2; dH range: 9 - 19
 Distribution:  Asia: Endemic to Lake Sentani in Irian Jaya, Indonesia.
 Diagnosis:  Dorsal spines (total): 6-7; Dorsal soft rays (total): 9-10; Anal spines: 1-1; Anal soft rays: 18-20
 Biology:  Adults inhabit a lake in a hilly area of about 75 m elevation. Aquarium keeping: in groups of 5 or more individuals; minimum aquarium size 100 cm (Ref. 51539).
 IUCN Red List Status: Vulnerable (A2ce) (Ref. 96402)
 Threat to humans:  harmless
 Country info:   
 

 Entered by: Palomares, Maria Lourdes D. - 06.06.94
 Modified by: Reyes, Rodolfo B. - 18.07.13
 Checked by: Palomares, Maria Lourdes D. - 29.07.94

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