Danio dangila

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Danio dangila
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Danio dangila (Hamilton, 1822)
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Cypriniformes
Family: Cyprinidae
Subfamily: Danioninae
Genus: Danio
D. dangila
Binomial name
Danio dangila
(F. Hamilton, 1822)
  • Cyprinus dangila
  • Danio deyi
  • Perilampus reticulatus

Danio dangila, the moustached danio, is a freshwater fish, and is the largest of the true Danio species at up to (6 in) long. Its name is from its particularly long barbels, it is sometimes kept in aquariums.


Adults individuals can grow up to 15 cm (6 inches) and have a lifespan of 3 to 5 years.[2]


  1. ^ Vishwanath, W. (2010). "Danio dangila". The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. IUCN. 2010: e.T166536A6231727. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2010-4.RLTS.T166536A6231727.en. Retrieved 14 January 2018.
  2. ^ Danio dangila on FishBase

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