Ambassis nalua (Hamilton, 1822)
Scalloped perchlet
Ambassis nalua
photo by Satapoomin, U.

Family:  Ambassidae (Asiatic glassfishes)
Max. size:  12.5 cm TL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  demersal; freshwater; brackish; marine, amphidromous
Distribution:  Asia and Oceania: India to New Guinea and Australia (Ref. 40509).
Biology:  Usually found in brackish waters of bays and estuaries, entering freshwater and mangrove-lined tidal creeks (Ref. 4833).
IUCN Red List Status: Least Concern (LC); Date assessed: 20 September 2020 Ref. (124695)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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