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Ambassis dussumieri  Cuvier, 1828

Malabar glassy perchlet
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Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Perciformes (Perch-likes) > Ambassidae (Asiatic glassfishes)
Etymology: Ambassis: Derived from Greek, anabasis = climbing up (Ref. 45335).   More on author: Cuvier.

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Marine; freshwater; brackish; demersal.   Tropical, preferred ?

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Indo-West Pacific: Algoa Bay in South Africa, east coast of Africa, North of the Red Sea, Seychelles, India, Natal northward to the Philippines and China, Australia.

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Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 10.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 4180)

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Occurs in estuarian and coastal areas but also in freshwaters (Ref. 57749). Generally occurs in the seas and estuaries, but also found in rivers within tidal influence (Ref. 4833). Also Ref. 43640.

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Maugé, L.A., 1986. Ambassidae. p. 297-298. In J. Daget, J.-P. Gosse and D.F.E. Thys van den Audenaerde (eds.) Check-list of the freshwater fishes of Africa (CLOFFA). ISNB, Brussels; MRAC, Tervuren; and ORSTOM, Paris. Vol. 2. (Ref. 4180)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

CITES (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless




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