Paedocypris micromegethes

Paedocypris is an Indonesian genus of fish in the family Cyprinidae .

The Paedocypris micromegethes lives in the benthopelagic, freshwater environment.

Paedocypris progenetica and Paedocypris micromegethes were known. In 2006 however, an undescribed third species was discovered in Bukit Bauk, Terengganu in Malaysia. Paedocypris progenetica has been claimed to be the smallest known species of fish and vertebrate in the world. More

paedocypris micromegethes, barely a third of an inch long. The creature, which gets its name from the Greek words for children and small, is tinier than all other vertebrate species on Earth except for its slightly more minuscule cousin, a 0. More

Paedocypris micromegethes, one of the smallest fishes in the world (this adult fish is less than 1cm long)!!! This time I also failed to bring it back as the fish doesn't look well after scooping up from the net & placed it inside the container. More

millimeter- long paedocypris micromegethes was discovered in Malaysia's slow-flowing blackwater streams and peat swamp forests shielded from light. More

Order : Cypriniformes
Family : Cyprinidae
Genus : Paedocypris
Species : Paedocypris micromegethes
Authority : Kottelat, Britz, Tan &Witte, 2006