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Horadandia brittani Rema, Devi & Menon, 1992

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Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Cypriniformes (Carps) > Cyprinidae (Minnows or carps) > Danioninae

Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range Ecology

Freshwater; benthopelagic.   Tropical

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Asia: coastal floodplain of the southern Indian states of Kerala, Tamil Nadu and perhaps also Karnataka.

Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 2.0 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. 94541)

Short description Morphology | Morphometrics

Dorsal soft rays (total): 10; Anal soft rays: 8; Vertebrae: 24. Horadandia brittani can be diagnosed from its congener H. atukorali by the combination of the following characters: deeper body (depth 27.7-31.9 % SL, vs. 24.6-29.8); dorsal profile of head approximately straight (vs. concave) behind level of eye; lesser eye diameter (27-37 % HL, vs. 37-41); origin of dorsal fin distinctly behind (vs. slightly posterior to) origin of pelvic fin; pelvic fin just reaching (vs. reaching beyond) origin of anal fin; origin of dorsal fin located closer to hypural notch than to snout tip (vs. dorsal-fin origin located halfway between snout tip and hypural notch); a lateral process on side of kinethmoid absent (vs. present); palatine process of maxilla obtuse (vs. acute); and supraorbital length ~44 % eye diameter (vs. ~50 %) (Ref. 94541).

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Inhabits coastal floodplain (Ref. 94541).

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Batuwita, S., M. de Silva and U. Edirisinghe, 2013. A review of the danionine genera Rasboroides and Horadandia (Pisces: Cyprinidae), with description of a new species from Sri Lanka. Ichthyol. Explor. Freshwat. 24(2):121-140. (Ref. 94541)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 119314)


CITES (Ref. 115941)

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless





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Estimates of some properties based on models

Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805):  PD50 = 0.7500   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.00708 (0.00318 - 0.01574), b=3.06 (2.88 - 3.24), in cm Total Length, based on LWR estimates for this (Sub)family-body shape (Ref. 93245).
Trophic Level (Ref. 69278):  3.0   ±0.4 se; Based on size and trophs of closest relatives
Resilience (Ref. 69278):  High, minimum population doubling time less than 15 months (Preliminary K or Fecundity.).
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153):  Low vulnerability (10 of 100) .