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World's Smallest Fish Found In Indonesia

by Medindia Content Team on  January 29, 2006 at 5:10 PM General Health News   - G J E 4
World's Smallest Fish Found In Indonesia
The tiniest ever fish has been discovered in the peat swamps of Indonesia. This belongs to the carp species, and has a transparent body and an exposed brain. A mature female fish measures only 7.9 millimeters.
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This has been confirmed by researchers belonging to countries like the UK, Indonesia, Germany, Switzerland and Singapore, and the Royal Society in London has published a report on this. This is also the world's tiniest creature with a backbone, making it the smallest vertebrate in the world.

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Edited (IANS)
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