Glossolepis ramuensis Allen, 1985
Ramu rainbowfish
Glossolepis ramuensis
photo by JJPhoto

 Family:  Melanotaeniidae (Rainbowfishes, blue eyes)
 Max. size:  6.5 cm SL (male/unsexed)
 Environment:  benthopelagic; pH range: 6 - 7.5
 Distribution:  Oceania: tributary streams of the Gogol River near Madang, but also known from the middle Ramu system, Papua New Guinea.
 Diagnosis:  Dorsal spines (total): 5-7; Dorsal soft rays (total): 9-11; Anal spines: 1-1; Anal soft rays: 19-22
 IUCN Red List Status: Data deficient  (Ref. 96402)
 Threat to humans:  harmless
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 Entered by: Palomares, Maria Lourdes D. - 07.06.94
 Modified by: Reyes, Rodolfo B. - 18.07.13
 Checked by: Palomares, Maria Lourdes D. - 02.08.94

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