Metzia mesembrinum (Jordan & Evermann, 1902)
Metzia mesembrinum
photo by Nian-Hong, J.-L.

Family:  Cyprinidae (Minnows or carps), subfamily: Alburninae
Max. size:  4.8 cm SL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  pelagic
Distribution:  Asia: Taiwan. Has been introduced to Singapore (Ref. 38466).
Diagnosis:  Dorsal spines (total): 3-3; Dorsal soft rays (total): 7-7; Anal spines: 3-3; Anal soft rays: 13-14. Refers to Rasborinus macrolepis.
IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated (N.E.) Ref. (120744)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Capuli, Estelita Emily - 24.09.02
Modified by: Reyes, Rodolfo B. - 15.07.13

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