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  • Boraras maculatus
  • Boraras maculatus
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Scientific Name Boraras maculatus  (Duncker, 1904)
Common Names Dwarf Spotted Rasbora
Zwergbaerbling (Germany)
Type Locality Bukit Terah, Bandar Maharani [= Muar], Johore, Malaysia.
Pronunciation bora-rass - mak yoo lat uss
Etymology maculatus from Latin, macula, meaning spot.
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Size 25mm or 1" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution Asia: Malay Peninsula to Sumatra, Indonesia.
Pacific, Malaysia Waters, Peninsular Malaysia Waters (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Pacific, Greater Sunda Island Rivers, Sumatra Waters (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Indonesian Waters (click on these areas to find other species found there)

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IUCN Red List Category Least Concern, range map and more is available on the IUCN species page. Last assessed 2018.
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Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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Reference Mitteilungen aus dem Naturhistorischen (Zoologischen) Museum in Hamburg v. 21, pp 182, Pl. 1 (fig. 6)
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Last Update 2014 Jan 09 17:01 (species record created: 2012 May 07 15:28)