Devario udenii Batuwita, de Silva & Udugampala, 2017
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Family:  Danionidae (Danios), subfamily: Danioninae
Max. size:  6.81 cm SL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  benthopelagic; freshwater
Distribution:  Asia: Gin River basin in Sri Lanka.
Diagnosis:  Dorsal soft rays (total): 12-15; Anal soft rays: 15-18; Vertebrae: 35-36. Devario udenii differs from all its congeners by the combination of following characters: body depth 26-36 %SL; snout length less than eye diameter; color pattern comprising of 5-6 dark, irregular, broad, vertical bars anterior to level of dorsal-fin origin; 14-17 predorsal scales; dorsal fin with 9½-12½ branched rays and anal fin with 12½-15½ branched rays; presence of danionin notch; dorsal fin origin to hypural distance, when carried forward, reaching middle of eye; pectoral fin, when adpressed, reaching origin of pelvic fin; and P-1 stripe subequal in width to P stripe (Ref. 118056).
Biology:  Inhabits fast-flowing water within moderately shaded areas (Ref. 118056).
IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated (N.E.) Ref. (123251)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Torres, Armi G. - 23.10.18

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