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What is the Smallest Fish in the World?

Paedocypris progenetica is the known smallest fish in the world. Paedocypris is a fish genus in the family Cyprinidae (which also includes carps and minnows) which is recorded form Indonesia. Before discovering the smallest frog as well as vertebrate named Paedophryne amauensis from Papua New Guinea in August 2009, this fish was also a smallest vertebrate in the world. The length of smallest mature female was measured 7.9 mm (0.31 …read more