Species group: Asiatic Glassfish
Other common names: Disco Fish
Scientific name: Parambassis ranga
The Indian Glassy Fish is native to South Asia, and inhabits bodies of standing water where it feels on crustaceans and other invertebrates. The Indian Glassy Fish is a popular aquarium fish.
Is notable for its transparent body, which displays its internal organs and bone structure. It is also commonly available in a "painted" form, in which a fish is injected with colored dye to give the fish color. This is a morally debatable topic in the aquarium hobby.