Classification / Names
Common names | Synonyms | Catalog of Fishes (gen., sp.) | ITIS | CoL | WoRMS | Cloffa
Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Cypriniformes
(Carps) > Cyprinidae
(Minnows or carps) > Danioninae
Etymology: Danio: Vernacular name fron India and Sri Lanka .
Environment / Climate / Range
Freshwater; benthopelagic. Subtropical
Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 3.5 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. 33084)
soft rays: 19 - 20;
Vertebrae: 33. Can be distinguished from all other Danio species by the combination of 5-7 dark, spotted or continuous horizontal stripes on the side of the body, incomplete lateral line, and two pairs of long barbels.
Asia: upper parts of three right bank tributaries of the upper Ayeyarwaddy near Myitkyina, the Hpa-Lap Chaung, Mogaung and Chindwin rivers in Myanmar.
Found in a small stream with clear, brownish and fast running water with deep bamboo forest on both banks, more than 80% shaded, with mud and small stones on the bottom.
Fang, F., 1998. Danio kyathit, a new species of cyprinid species from Myitkyina, northern Myanmar. Ichthyol. Explor. Freshwat. 8(3):273-280. (Ref. 33084)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 90363)
CITES (Ref. 94142)
Threat to humans
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Estimates of some properties based on models
Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805
= 0.5000 [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.00380 (0.00167 - 0.00864), b=3.13 (2.92 - 3.34), based on LWR estimates for this Subfamily-body shape (Ref. 93245
Trophic Level (Ref. 69278
): 3.0 ±0.4 se; Based on size and trophs of closest relatives
Resilience (Ref. 69278
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153
): Low vulnerability (10 of 100) .