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Scientific Name Danio rerio  (Hamilton, 1822)
Common Names Zebra Danio
Perldanio (Germany), Sebrafisk (Sweden), Striped Danio, Zebrafish
Type Locality Kosi River, Uttar Pradesh, India.
Synonym(s) Brachydanio frankei, Brachydanio rerio, Cyprinus rerio
Etymology Danio: Vernacular name fron India and Sri Lanka. 
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Size 38mm or 1.5" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution India, Nepal and Bangladesh; introduced elsewhere
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IUCN Red List Status Least Concern
pH 6.0 - 8.0
Temperature 22.0-24.0°C or 71.6-75.2°F (Show species within this range)
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Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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References An account of the fishes found in the river Ganges, pp: 323, 390.
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Last Update 2015 May 28 00:12 (species record created: 2012 May 02 15:03)