Parambassis thomassi (Day, 1870)
Western Ghat glassy perchlet
photo by Johnson, J.A.

Family:  Ambassidae (Asiatic glassfishes)
Max. size:  13.6 cm TL (male/unsexed); max.weight: 25.0 g
Environment:  demersal; freshwater; brackish; marine
Distribution:  Asia: Western Ghats of Kerala and Karnataka in India (Ref. 4833). Reported from Thailand (Ref. 37773).
Diagnosis:   
Biology:  Found in streams and lakes (Ref. 10429). Reported to enter marine waters (Ref. 45255).
IUCN Red List Status: Least Concern (LC); Date assessed: 02 October 2010 Ref. (126983)
Threat to humans:  harmless


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