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Exclamation Barb

Dawkinsia exclamatio (Pethiyagoda & Kottelat 2005)

Diagnostic Description

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Adults are distinguished from all other Indian and Sri Lankan Puntius by possessing unique color pattern: a black blotch 2-3 scales wide starting on and above scale 6 or 7 of lateral line series; and another horizontally-elongate, black, tear-shaped blotch about 1 1/2 scales high commencing on lateral line slightly anterior to or above anal-fin origin, on about lateral-line scale row 13 and continuing to caudal fin base (Ref. 55036).Description: Lateral line with 20, 21 or 22 pored scales, plus 2-3 pored scales on caudal fin base. Pectoral fin with one simple and 14 or 15 branched rays (Ref. 55036).
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Biology

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Occurs in clear-water, rock and pebble substrate areas (Ref. 55036). Inhabits both slow-flowing pools and relatively fast-flowing areas (Ref. 55036).
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Dawkinsia exclamatio

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Dawkinsia exclamatio is a species of cyprinid fish found in Kallada River, Kerala, India where it occurs in areas with clear water with pebble and rock substrates. This species can reach a length of 8.3 centimetres (3.3 in) SL.[2]

References

  1. ^ Abraham, R. (2015). "Dawkinsia exclamatio". The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. IUCN. 2015: e.T172488A70084836. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2015-1.RLTS.T172488A70084836.en. Retrieved 14 January 2018.
  2. ^ Froese, Rainer and Pauly, Daniel, eds. (2013). "Dawkinsia exclamatio" in FishBase. April 2013 version.
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Dawkinsia exclamatio: Brief Summary

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Dawkinsia exclamatio is a species of cyprinid fish found in Kallada River, Kerala, India where it occurs in areas with clear water with pebble and rock substrates. This species can reach a length of 8.3 centimetres (3.3 in) SL.

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