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Boraras merah

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Kingdom  Animalia
Order  Cypriniformes
Genus  Boraras
Higher classification  Boraras
Phylum  Chordata
Family  Cyprinidae
Scientific name  Boraras merah
Rank  Species
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Similar  Boraras, Boraras brigittae, Dwarf rasbora, Boraras urophthalmoides, Microrasbora

Boraras merah maculata et urophtalmoides


Boraras merah is a species of ray-finned fish in the genus Boraras. It is between 15 and 20mm long with a red base colour to the body.

Contents

Boraras briggitae and boraras merah


Etymology

Boraras merah Boraras merah Rasbora merah Seriously Fish

Boraras is an anagram of Rasbora (a generic term for the group that includes this species), highlighting the reversal of the ratio of abdominal and caudal vertebrae in this species. Merah is the Indonesian word for red due to its body colour.

Distribution and habitat

Boraras merah Boraras merah Mini rasbora

It is found in southern and western Borneo where it inhabits freshwater streams and rivers with a high peat content.


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References

Boraras merah Wikipedia


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