Overview

Comprehensive Description

Biology

Lives in rivers.
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Distribution

Range Description

The species is endemic to central parts of Myanmar, in the Yangon and Bago divisions as well as Mon State. It has been recorded from the Ayeyarwaddy River drainage and the Sittaung and Bago rivers so occurs on both sides of the Pegu/Bago Yoma (mountain) range. The type series was apparently collected at two localities; close to Mawlamyaing (formerly Moulmein) city in Mon and near Bago (formerly Pegu city) in Bago Division (Seriously Fish 2011).
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Myanmar.
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Asia: northern Myanmar.
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Physical Description

Size

Max. size

3.7 cm SL (male/unsexed; (Ref. 4832))
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Ecology

Habitat

Habitat and Ecology

Habitat and Ecology
Inhabits streams, minor rivers and still bodies of water including ponds, ditches and rice paddies. Many if not all habitats are likely to be seasonal in nature as Myanmar is heavily affected by seasonal monsoons and thus experiences a relatively cool, dry period between November and April and a very hot, wet season from May until September/October. As a result many streams and rivers become partially dried out for part of the year but flow strongly during the monsoon (Seriously Fish 2011).

Systems
  • Freshwater
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Environment

benthopelagic; freshwater; pH range: 6.5 - 7.0; dH range: 5 - 12
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Life History and Behavior

Life Cycle

The fish spawn on plants and roots during the early morning for up to 2 hours.
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Molecular Biology and Genetics

Molecular Biology

Barcode data: Danio nigrofasciatus

The following is a representative barcode sequence, the centroid of all available sequences for this species.


No available public DNA sequences.

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Statistics of barcoding coverage: Danio nigrofasciatus

Barcode of Life Data Systems (BOLDS) Stats
Public Records: 6
Specimens with Barcodes: 6
Species With Barcodes: 1
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Conservation

Conservation Status

IUCN Red List Assessment


Red List Category
DD
Data Deficient

Red List Criteria

Version
3.1

Year Assessed
2012

Assessor/s
Vidthayanon, C.

Reviewer/s
Smith, K. & Allen, D.

Contributor/s

Justification
This is a locally common fish with a restricted range. It is popular in the aquarium trade, with the majority of supplies from wild populations, and it may be susceptible to habitat decline. Its population trend is unknown, and it is assesses as Data Deficient.
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Population

Population
Locally common in suitable habitats.

Population Trend
Unknown
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Threats

Major Threats
Overfishing for trade and habitat degradation are potential threats.
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Data deficient (DD)
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Management

Conservation Actions

Conservation Actions
Habitat, trade and population trends should be monitored.
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Relevance to Humans and Ecosystems

Benefits

Importance

fisheries: of no interest; aquarium: commercial
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Wikipedia

Spotted danio

The spotted danio or dwarf danio (Danio nigrofasciatus) is a tropical fish belonging to the minnow family (Cyprinidae). Originating in northern Myanmar, this fish is sometimes found in community tanks by fish-keeping hobbyists. It grows to a maximum length of 1.5 inches (3.7 cm).

In the wild, the spotted danio is found in rivers in a tropical climate and prefers water with a pH of 6.5 - 7.0 and a hardness of 5.0 - 12.0 dGH, and an ideal temperature range of 75-82°F (24-28°C). The spotted danio is oviparous (an egg layer).

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