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Scientific Name Aplocheilus dayi  Steindachner, 1892
Common Name Gruener Streifenhechtling (Germany)
Type Locality Sri Lanka, India and Malay Peninsula.
Etymology Aplocheilus: Greek, aploe, -es = simplicity + Greek, cheilos = lip. 
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Size 90mm or 3.5" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution Asia: endemic to Sri Lanka. Reported from India and Malay Peninsula.
IUCN Red List Category Endangered, range map and more is available on the IUCN species page. Last assessed 2019.
Temperature 20.0-25.0°C or 68-77°F (Show species within this range)
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Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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Reference 131], Pl. 1 (figs. 2-2a) [Denkschriften der Kaiserlichen Akademie der Wissenschaften in Wien, Mathematisch-Naturwissenschaftliche Classe. v. 59 (1. Abth.), pp 376 [20].
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Last Update 2023 Jan 07 02:32 (species record created: 2013 Sep 05 18:32)