Highfin Glassy Perchlet (Parambassis lala)

Also known as Common Glassfish, Glassfish, Glassies, High-finned Glass Perchlet, Indian Amber Glassfish, Indian Blue-seamed Glass Perch, Indian Glassfish, Indian Glassy Fish, Perchlet

Description

Also known as Common Glassfish, Glassfish, Glassies, High-finned Glass Perchlet, Indian Amber Glassfish, Indian Blue-seamed Glass Perch, Indian Glassfish, Indian Glassy Fish, Perchlet.

Found in schools amongst dense vegetation over brackish waters of ditches, ponds and pools.
They feed on algae, tiny crustaceans, fish, aquatic and terrestrial insects, small scorpions and spiders.
Length - 4cm
Depth - ?m
Widespread Asia

Asiatic glass fishes are found in both freshwater and marine environments.
Popular aquarium fish. Ref: http://www.fishbase.org/summary/25143

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