Luciosoma pellegrinii Popta, 1905
Luciosoma pellegrinii
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: Least Concern (LC); Date assessed: 08 April 2020 Ref. (124695)
Threat to humans:  harmless
Country info:  Known from Borneo.

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

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