Paedocypris progenetica

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

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The Paedocypris progenetica lives in the benthopelagic, freshwater environment.

A new species of fish called Paedocypris progenetica, has been discovered in highly acidic peat swamps on the Indonesian island of Sumatra. The new species belongs to the carp family and is possibly the worlds smallest vertebrate animal with fem... More

The Paedocypris progenetica fish, recently discovered living in acidic swamp waters in Sumatra, is the world's smallest fish. More

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

The Paedocypris progenetica is officially the world's smallest fish at only 7. More

paedocypris progenetica a shot this winter. Lurking in the wonderfully steamy peat wetlands of Southeast Asia, paedocypris progenetica, is , according to scientists, the world’s smallest fish. More

Paedocypris progenetica and Paedocypris micromegethes Size: A mature Paedocypris progenetica female measured 7.9mm or .31 of an inch with a stereoscopic microscope. That is less than 1/3 of an inch. Also considered the smallest known vertebrate. More

The record-busting newcomer, Paedocypris progenetica, is skinny and transparent, and a distant cousin of the carp, the researchers say. More

Paedocypris progenetica, a distant cousin of the carp, is thin, transparent, and the size of a large mosquito when fully grown. A mature female specimen had a length of only 7.9 mm (0.31 in). More

Taxon: Paedocypris progenetica Kottelat et al. More

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