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Scientific Name Dawkinsia assimilis  (Jerdon, 1849)
Common Name
Type Locality Canara [now Madikeri], Karnataka State, southern India.
Synonym(s) Puntius assimilis
Etymology Dawkinsia are named for Richard Dawkins, for his contribution to the public understanding of science and, in particular, of evolutionary science. 
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Size 112mm or 4.4" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution Asia: India.
Indian waters (click on these areas to find other species found there)

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Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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References Madras Journal of Literature and Science v. 15 (pt 2), pp 319
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Last Update 2017 Aug 15 14:51 (species record created: 2012 May 11 21:08)