Native Animals
 

Ambassis nalua

Nalua-chanda
LC
Least Concern
IUCN Red List of Threatened Species
2013
QR Code
SSN 49487
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Taxonomy

  • Kingdom
  • Phylum
  • Class
  • Order
  • Family
  • Genus
  • Specific Epithet
    nalua (Hamilton, 1822)
  • Common Name
  • Residential
    Native
The taxonomic status is pending for approval

Description

Scalloped Perchlet has deep and compressed body with continuous lateral line; hind margin of preopercle smooth and 2 scale rows on cheek. The body colour is semitransparent with silver head and belly; hyaline dorsal fins and exclusive of 2nd spine and membrane between 2nd and 3rd spines of first dorsal fin blackish. This fish can found in bays, brackish estuaries and tidal creeks, especially mangroves.

Assessment

Year Published Assessment Red List Category Version
2013 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species
Least Concern (LC)
N/A
2012 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species
Least Concern (LC)
3.1

Specimen

Collection Center   Total
12
4

References

Book
  1. Ambak, M.A., Mansor, M.I., Zakaria, M.Z. & Mazlan, A.G. (2010). Fishes of Malaysia. Penerbit UMT, Universiti Malaysia Terengganu, Malaysia. pp. 334.
  2. Kimura, S., Satapoomin, U. & Matsuura, K. (2009). Fishes of Andaman Sea : West Coast of Southern Thailand. National Museum of Nature and Science, Japan. pp. 346.
  3. Matsunuma, M., Motomura, H., Matsuura, K., Shazili, N.A.M. & Ambak, M.A. (2011). Fishes of Terengganu: East Coast of Malay Peninsula, Malaysia. National Museum of Nature and Science, Universiti Malaysia Terengganu and Kagoshima Universiti Museum, Malaysia. pp. ix+251.
  4. Yusri, A., Hamdan, J. & Abdul Rahman, A.M. (2010). Ikan Laut Malaysia: Glosari Nama Sahih Spesis Ikan . Dewan Bahasa dan Pustaka, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. pp. 290.

Acknowledgements :- Ms. Aida Salihah Binti Abu Bakar, Ms. Mira Farzana Binti Mohamad Mokhtar, Mrs. Noratikah Binti Ab. Manaf, Ms. Norli Fauzani Mohd Abu Hassan Alshari & Ms. Siti Zubaidah Binti Abdul Latif

Species Citation :- Ambassis nalua. Malaysia Biodiversity Information System (MyBIS). Accessed via https://www.mybis.gov.my/sp/49487. [Retrieved 01 February 2023].

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