Madagascar Panchax Pachypantax sp.

Powder-blue Panchax
Powder-blue Panchax
Powder-blue Panchax
Panchax are mainly Asian Killifish but the Pachypanchax genus is native to Madagascar as well as Indian Ocean islands. Shown above is the Powder-blue Panchax, P. omalonotus, native to the Sambirano river basin and streams and to Nosy Be island. Adult males are blue, red or gold; females are plainer. They are endangered by habitat loss, water degradation and invasive species.
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Sakaramy Panchax
Sakaramy Panchax
Sakaramy Panchax
Above is the Sakaramy Panchax, P. sakaramyi, native to 2 rivers and crater lakes in northern Madagascar. They are endangered by habitat loss, water degradation and invasive species.
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