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Tondanichthys kottelati

Tondanichthys kottelati is a species of viviparous halfbeak endemic to Indonesia, where it is only known from Lake Tondano near Mount Tondano in the far north of the island of Sulawesi.[1] It grows to a length of 6.4 centimetres (2.5 in) SL.[1] Despite being a member of the viviparous halfbeak family, this species is believed to be oviparous.[2]

Tondanichthys kottelati
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Beloniformes
Family: Zenarchopteridae
Genus: Tondanichthys
Collette, 1995
Species: T. kottelati
Binomial name
Tondanichthys kottelati
Collette, 1995


  1. ^ a b Froese, Rainer and Pauly, Daniel, eds. (2014). "Tondanichthys kottelati" in FishBase. July 2014 version.
  2. ^ Berra, T.M. (2001). Freshwater Fish Distribution. p. 320. ISBN 978-0-12-093156-9