Badis ferrarisi Kullander & Britz, 2002
photo by van der Voort, S.

Family:  Badidae (Chameleonfishes)
Max. size:  3.49 cm SL (male/unsexed); 3.73 cm SL (female)
Environment:  benthopelagic; freshwater
Distribution:  Asia: Myanmar.
Diagnosis:  Dorsal spines (total): 16-17; Dorsal soft rays (total): 8-9; Anal soft rays: 7-8; Vertebrae: 26-28. Possesses a distinct blotch on superficial portion of the cleithrum, but distinguished by color pattern of flanks which includes about 11 dark brown to blackish vertical bars, commonly connected by similarly pigmented horizontal band, and by having single short extrascapular with one distal pore instead of two. Interorbital space 5.9-6.8% SL. Rounded caudal fin with no dark blotch on caudal peduncle (Ref. 46238).
IUCN Red List Status: Least Concern (LC); Date assessed: 09 March 2010 Ref. (124695)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Capuli, Estelita Emily - 24.03.03
Modified by: Bailly, Nicolas - 04.07.05

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