Animalia > Chordata > Actinopterygii > Perciformes > Ambassidae > Ambassis > Ambassis agassizii

Ambassis agassizii (Inland chanda perch; Glassy perchlet; Doody; Chanda perch; Agassiz's Perchlet; Agassiz's olive glassfish; Agassiz's glassfish; Agassiz's chanda perch; Western chanda perch; Von Mueller's perchlet; Silver spray; Pale perchlet; Olive perchlet)

Language: Finnish; Mandarin Chinese

Wikipedia Abstract

Agassiz's perchlet (Ambassis agassizi), also known as Agassiz's glassfish is a species of fish in the Ambassidae family. It is semi-transparent with dark scale edges forming a pattern over most of the body. It grows to a maximum of 7.5 cm. It is a macrophyte spawner with adhesive eggs.It is endemic to Australia. It was named for the zoologist Louis Agassiz.
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Migration [1]  Potamodromous

Protected Areas

Name IUCN Category Area acres Location Species Website Climate Land Use
Shoalwater and Corio Bays Area Ramsar Site   Queensland, Australia


Parasitized by 
Clinostomum australiense <Unverified Name>[2]
Prototransversotrema steeri[2]
Trichodina heterodentata[3]

External References


Attributes / relations provided by
1Myers, P., R. Espinosa, C. S. Parr, T. Jones, G. S. Hammond, and T. A. Dewey. 2006. The Animal Diversity Web (online). Accessed February 01, 2010 at
2Gibson, D. I., Bray, R. A., & Harris, E. A. (Compilers) (2005). Host-Parasite Database of the Natural History Museum, London
3Species Interactions of Australia Database, Atlas of Living Australia, Version ala-csv-2012-11-19
Abstract provided by DBpedia licensed under a Creative Commons License
Species taxanomy provided by GBIF Secretariat (2019). GBIF Backbone Taxonomy. Checklist dataset accessed via on 2020-03-21; License: CC BY 4.0