Microdevario kubotai (Kottelat & Witte, 1999)
photo by Ã…hlander, O.

Family:  Danionidae (Danios), subfamily: Danioninae
Max. size:  1.9 cm SL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  benthopelagic; freshwater
Distribution:  Asia: Thailand.
Diagnosis:  Vertebrae: 29-29. In the field, translucent yellow; aquarium-kept greenish yellow, with a glowing golden lateral stripe, belly, eye and opercle. Hyaline fins. Longitudinal scale series 24-25 + 1. Branched anal rays 9-10. Dorsal fin rays 2-3 simple, 7 branched. Pectoral fin falcate, with a very small axillary lobe present. Pelvic fin slightly pointed, 7 rays, a small axillary scale present. Anal fin rays 3 simple, 9-10 branched rays, last one split to the base. Caudal fin with 10 + 9 principal rays, 9 + 8 branched. Scales in longitudinal series 24 + 1 or 25 + 1. No lateral line pores. Predorsal scales 10-11 (Ref. 38434).
IUCN Red List Status: Least Concern (LC); Date assessed: 19 February 2011 Ref. (130435)
Threat to humans:  harmless

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