Rasbora rasbora   (Hamilton-Buchanan)  (Fish)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order:Cypriniformes
Family:Cyprinidae

Description
Max. size: 13.0 cm TL

Dioecious, external fertilisation, nonguarders, open water or substratum egg scatterers.

Synonym (s)
Cyprinus( Danio ) rasbora Hamilton-Buchanan 1822
Cyprinus rasbora Hamilton 1822
Leuciscus microcephalus Jerdon 1849
Leuciscus presbiter Valenciennes 1842
Leuciscus rasbora McClelland 1839
Leusicus xanthogrammae Jerdon 1849
Rasbora buchanani Bleeker 1860
Rasbora rasbora Hora 1921

Common Name (s)
• Darikana
Economic Importance and Threats
Importance:  Commercial
(Aquarium)

Ecology
Habitat:  Bentho Pelagic

Biogeography


• East Coast, Coromandel (Lat: 14) (Long: 80.17) INDIA
• Orissa, Chilika Lake INDIA (Record: 1995)

Literature Source(s)
  • Rama Rao, KV (1995) Pisces Wetland ecosystem series 1: Fauna of Chilika lake ZSI, Calcutta 483-506 Available at - NIO, Goa
  • Menon, AGK (1999) Checklist: Fresh water fishes of India Occasional paper no. 175 ZSI, Kolkata 366 pp Available at - NCL, Pune
  • Sen, TK (1985) The fish fauna of Assam and the neighbouring north-eastern states of India Miscellaneous publication occasional paper no 64 Records of the Zoological Survey of Inida ZSI, Kolkata 1-216 Available at - NCL, Pune
  • Khan, RA (2002) The ecology and faunal diversity of two floodplain Ox Bow lakes of south eastern West Bengal Occasional paper no. 195 Records of the Zoological Survey of India ZSI, Kolkata 20821 Available at - NCL, Pune
  • Froese, R and Pauly, D (2000) Fishbase 2000: Concepts, design and data sources ICLARM 344 pp Available at - http://www.fishbase.org
  • Society for the Management of European Biodiversity Data (2009) World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Available at - http://www.marinespecies.org

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