Forest Rainbowfish Melanotaenia sylvatica

Forest Rainbowfish Melanotaenia sylvatica Endangered Location: Papua New Guinea The Forest Rainbow fish lives in small, 1-3 m wide, clear, slow-flowing creeks in closed-canopy rainforest on relatively flat terrain. These typically have a mud or gravel bottom littered with leaves and log debris. The maximum size of this species is at least 5.5 cm SLContinue reading “Forest Rainbowfish Melanotaenia sylvatica”

Indonesian Longfinned Eel Anguilla borneensis

Indonesian Longfinned Eel Anguilla borneensis Vulnerable Indonesia; Malaysia The Indonesian Longfinned Eel Anguilla borneensis is the only plain-coloured, longfinned eel found in Indonesia. Anguilla borneensis, like all anguillid eels, is susceptible to a number of, primarily anthropogenic, threats. These threats include but are not limited to; barriers to migration, climate change, habitat degradation, invasive species,Continue reading “Indonesian Longfinned Eel Anguilla borneensis”