Adrianichthys

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Adrianichthys
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Beloniformes
Family: Adrianichthyidae
Genus: Adrianichthys
M. C. W. Weber, 1913

Adrianichthys is a genus of ricefishes. The genus is endemic to Lake Poso in Sulawesi, Indonesia and all species are highly threatened (two species possibly already extinct). They are larger than the Oryzias ricefish, reaching lengths of 8.5–17.1 cm (3.3–6.7 in) depending on the exact species involved.[1]

Species[edit]

There are currently four recognized species in this genus:[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Froese, Rainer, and Daniel Pauly, eds. (2017). Species of Adrianichthys in FishBase. February 2017 version.