Luciosoma pellegrinii Popta, 1905
photo by Martin-Smith, K.

Family:  Danionidae (Danios), subfamily: Chedrinae
Max. size:  17 cm TL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  demersal; freshwater
Distribution:  Asia: northeastern and eastern Borneo.
Diagnosis:   
Biology:  Usually found in deeper, slower water. An active fish, in constant motion at the surface of the water, feeding on material dropping into streams and has been observed leaping clear of the water to prey on material dangling above water (Ref. 34011).
IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated (N.E.) Ref. (123251)
Threat to humans:  harmless
Country info:   
 

Entered by: Casal, Christine Marie V. - 19.04.96
Modified by: Casal, Christine Marie V. - 09.05.00

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