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Pseudambassis ranga

Basic information
Scientific name Pseudambassis ranga (No picture)
Common names Indian glassy fish
Higher taxon Ambassidae, Perciformes, Actinopterygii
Natural range Freshwater of Pakistan, India, Bangladesh, Myanmar, Thailand, and Malaysia.
Habitat Small streams, rice fields, reservoir ponds, etc.
Invasion information
Range in Japan Habaru Dam and Kokuba River, Okinawajima Is. Range in Japan
Origin Unknown.
Date Unknown.
Route Deliberate: Distributed as pet animal.
Impact Unknown impact.
Regulation in Japan No action for prevention, mitigation, control, or eradication.
Introduced range in other countries Introduced to Philippine in 1970s. Whether established or not is unknown.
Reference Notes
  • Abe (ed) (1987) Illustrated Fishes in Color. Hokuryukan, Tokyo (in Jpn)
  • Froese & Pauly (eds) (2009) FishBase (Accessed on 2010-12-15)
  • Matsuzawa & Senou (2008) Alien fishes of Japan. Bun-ichi Sogo Shuppan, Tokyo (in Jpn)