Chela cachius (Hamilton, 1822)
photo by Hippocampus-Bildarchiv

Family:  Danionidae (), subfamily: Danioninae
Max. size:  9.6 cm TL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  benthopelagic; pH range: 6.80000019073486 - 7.5; dH range: 6 - 12
Distribution:  Asia: Pakistan, India, Bangladesh and Myanmar.
Biology:  Inhabits ponds, ditches and rivers in plains and submontane regions (Ref. 41236). Breeds freely in ponds, tanks and small streams. Utilized also as larvicidal fish (Ref. 4832).
IUCN Red List Status: Least Concern (LC); Date assessed: 21 March 2010 Ref. (123251)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Torres, Armi G. - 02.06.95
Modified by: Reyes, Rodolfo B. - 22.03.18
Checked by: Froese, Rainer - 16.11.99

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