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Old 03-01-2007, 01:04 PM   #1
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Galaxy Rasbora/Microrasbora, named/described.

This little gem now has a scientific name and full taxonomical description...
http://rmbr.nus.edu.sg/news/index.php
Be sure to visit all the links in the article for the in-depth info/details.

The issues associated with this species status in the wild are being addressed at all levels, we can only hope that wild collections will be discontinued and the species/habitat allowed to recover.
There are likely enough fish in hobbyist/professional hands, that the species will survive even if it becomes extinct in the wild.
As long as genetic diversity is maintained in breeding the future of this species should be secure one way or another.
Reintroduction of the species into the wild would be possible at a later time.

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They do look an awful lot like danios, once it's pointed out. Very cool.
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When I first saw a picture of this fish I was wondering why it was called a rasbora and not a danio. It has always looked like a danio to me. Just has the general look, which I know can be deceiving when classifying.
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