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Dario dayingensis  Kullander & Britz, 2002

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Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Perciformes (Perch-likes) > Badidae (Chameleonfishes)
Etymology: dayingensis: Named derived from the Da Ying River from which it was exclusively collected..   More on author: Kullander.

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Freshwater; benthopelagic.   Subtropical, preferred ?

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Asia: China.

Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 2.2 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. 46238); 2.1 cm SL (female)

Short description Morphology | Morphometrics

Dorsal spines (total): 15 - 16; Dorsal soft rays (total): 6-8; Anal soft rays: 7; Vertebrae: 25 - 27. A small fish not exceeding 2.2 cm SL. Transverse scale row 9.5. Vertebrae usually 26. Palatine teeth present. Anguloarticular lateralis canal absent. Males with a black blotch anteriorly in dorsal fin. Stripes on side of head absent. Body color uniform or with weak reticulate pattern formed by dark scale margins; no vertical bars; no caudal, cleithral or opercular blotches (Ref. 46238).

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Collected from a small stream, wider than 2 m, about 30 cm deep, with relatively fast current, running through an open cultured area. Bottom composed of substrate rock, sand, leaf litter and mud (Ref. 46238).

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Kullander, S.O. and R. Britz, 2002. Revision of the family Badidae (Teleostei: Perciformes), with description of a new genus and ten new species. Ichthyol. Explor. Freshwat. 13(4):295-372. (Ref. 46238)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 109396)

CITES (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless




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Estimates of some properties based on models

Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805):  PD50 = 0.5156   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.01122 (0.00514 - 0.02450), b=3.04 (2.87 - 3.21), based on all LWR estimates for this body shape (Ref. 93245).
Trophic Level (Ref. 69278):  3.1   ±0.4 se; Based on size and trophs of closest relatives
Resilience (Ref. 69278):  .
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153):  Low vulnerability (10 of 100) .