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Dario urops  Britz, Ali & Philip, 2012

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Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Perciformes (Perch-likes) > Badidae (Chameleonfishes)
Etymology: urops: The specific name is derived from the Greek ????, ta meaning tail, and ??, , meaning eye. This is in reference to the conspicuous eye spot on the caudal peduncle. A noun in apposition.

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Freshwater; benthopelagic.   Tropical

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Asia: Barapole tributary of Valapattanam River in southern Karnataka and from an unspecified location in Wyanad, India.

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Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 2.4 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. 90259)

Short description Morphology | Morphometrics

Dorsal spines (total): 14 - 15; Dorsal soft rays (total): 8-9; Anal spines: 3; Anal soft rays: 8 - 9; Vertebrae: 28 - 29. Distinguished from all its congeners by having conspicuous black caudal blotch on the caudal peduncle (vs. absence), by having a horizontal suborbital stripe (vs. absence), by the anterior dorsal fin lappets in males not extending beyond fin spines (vs. extending considerably beyond spines), and by its vertebral count (14+14-15= 28-29 vs 11-13+12-14=24-27). Differs further from Dario dario and Dario hysginon by the absence in males of a dark stripe along the anterior margin of the pelvic fin, and from Dario dario by the absence of bars in males (Ref. 90259).

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Found in a small clear water stream, up to 10 m wide and 2 m deep, with a bottom formed of a mixture of sand and mud and larger boulders. Occurs mostly from among bundles of tree roots hanging into the water along the edges of the stream and from thicker layers of leaf litter that had accumulated in low current depressions of the stream (Ref. 90259).

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Britz, R., A. Ali and S. Philip, 2012. Dario urops, a new species of badid fish from the Western Ghats, southern India (Teleostei: Percomorpha: Badidae). Zootaxa 3348:63-68. (Ref. 90259)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

CITES (Ref. 108899)

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=0.00447 (0.00173 - 0.01152), b=3.10 (2.88 - 3.32), in cm Total Length, based on LWR estimates for this (Sub)family-body shape (Ref. 93245).
Trophic Level (Ref. 69278):  3.1   ±0.2 se; Based on size and trophs of closest relatives
Resilience (Ref. 69278):  High, minimum population doubling time less than 15 months ().
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153):  Low vulnerability (10 of 100) .