Tominanga aurea Kottelat, 1990
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Family:  Telmatherinidae (Sailfin silversides)
Max. size:  5.5 cm SL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  pelagic; freshwater; brackish
Distribution:  Asia: Lake Mahalona, Indonesia.
Diagnosis:  Dorsal soft rays (total): 9-10. Differs from its only known congener, T. sanguicauda, in having 31-36 gill-rakers on first gill-arch (vs. 27-31) and in the coloration of the living males (body silvery with yellow or red spots; caudal, dorsal, anal and pelvic plain red or yellow, or hyaline with yellow or red dots) (Ref. 7304). Description: D1 VI-VII; D2 I,9-10 (Ref. 7304).
IUCN Red List Status: Near Threatened (NT); Date assessed: 14 June 2018 (B1b(i,ii,iii,iv)+2b(i,ii,iii,iv)) Ref. (123251)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Casal, Christine Marie V. - 03.09.96
Modified by: Froese, Rainer - 13.03.98

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