Rasbora philippina Günther, 1880
Mindanao rasbora
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Family:  Danionidae (Danios), subfamily: Rasborinae
Max. size:  6.5 cm SL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  benthopelagic; freshwater
Distribution:  Asia: Mindanao, Philippines.
Diagnosis:  Dorsal spines (total): 2-2; Dorsal soft rays (total): 7-7; Anal spines: 3-3; Anal soft rays: 5-5. Preserved color dark dorsally, fading to yellowish white on throat and belly; scales outlined by broad dark bands or rows of dots; fins colorless or with rays more or less dusky dotted. 12 scales between nape and dorsal. Origin of dorsal nearer caudal than snout. Lateral line complete reaching caudal; 9 scale rows between lateral lines over middle of caudal peduncle. Least depth of caudal peduncle 1.44-1.77 in its length. Maxillary extending to front eye margin.
IUCN Red List Status: Near Threatened (NT); Date assessed: 09 September 2020 (B2ab(iii)) Ref. (124695)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Capuli, Estelita Emily - 06.03.92
Modified by: Torres, Armi G. - 15.01.11
Checked by: Binohlan, Crispina B. - 10.08.94

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