BAM of the Week – Biotope for Neon Rainbowfish


Dabra, Mamberamo, Irian Jaya. ©BAP, photo H. Bleher

This biotope lies in the gigantic Mamberamo valley, the largest swamp area on the planet (larger than the famous Pantanal in Brazil), surrounded by mountain ranges.

It is located on the Indonesian side of the world’s second largest island New Guinea, in the province formerly called Irian Jaya, today West Papua, or just Papua

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  • precise GPS location
  • list and photos of aquatic inhabitants documented during the collecting event
  • list and photos of aquatic plants collected in this location
  • water chemistry
  • habitat description
  • substrate description
  • underwater landscape
  • surrounding area

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