Re: NANFA-L-- World's Smallest Fish?
Thu, 26 Jan 2006 22:23:43 +0000

I believe the criteria for determing "the world's smallest _____" is the maximum known size for a sexually mature individual. In one of these 2 new species, a ripe female was measured-in-just 7.9 mm, which is a hair smaller than the smallest sexually mature female known from the marine goby Trimmaton goby (8.8 mm).

Chris Scharpf
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