Myanmar danio described

Main report: Danio htamanthinus: a new danio species
(Advanced Aquarist)

Scientific Paper: Zootaxa    (Plazi Treatment)
New Taxa: Danio htamanthinus
Species named for: Htamanthi village
Categories: Fish | New Species

Danio htamanthinus is so far only known from two small streams at Chindwin River in Myanmar (Southeast Asia).  Danio htamanthinus is most similar to Danio choprae and D.flagrans, which are both also from North Myanmar.  Sixteen of the 25 valid Danio species are found in Myanmar.

specimen live out of water

specimen live out of water

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