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Pygmy Glass Danio

Pygmy Glass Danio

Latin name - Danionella cf. translucida

The Pygmy Glass Danio is one of the smallest fish in the world.

They are found in rivers and streams in Myanmar, and nothing was known of how they breed until we were able to create the correct conditions in 2006. Since then we have bred a large number, and the original young are now having their own babies!

We are hoping that one of our student placements from University will be able to carry out a research project on how this fish behaves in the near future.

These are the first of this species to be on display anywhere in Europe.

Further Information

More detailed information about this fish can be found on the Danionella cf. translucidapage on the Fishbase web site.