Dawkinsia arulius in India
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Main Ref.
Also Ref.
Occurrence endemic
Importance Ref.
Aquaculture Ref.
Regulations Ref.
Freshwater Yes
Brackish No
Saltwater No
Live export ornamental
Bait No
Gamefish No
Abundance Ref.

Endemic to Western Ghats (Ref. 50614). Known from the upper reaches of the Cauvery basin; recent collections have been at Coorg (present-day Kodagur), upstream of the type locality (Srirangapatam in Karnataka), just above which the river has been dammed (Ref. 55036). Despite extensive search made in March 1996, no specimens of this species were found in the Cauvery at Srirangapatam (Ref. 55036). Also Ref. 43640, 41236, 40976.

Status of threat: Endangered (Ref. 50614), critically endangered (Ref. 43611).

Status of threat: Critically endangered (Ref. 43611).

States/Provinces Complete? No
National Checklist
Country information https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/resources/the-world-factbook/geos/in.html
(e.g. 9948)
( e.g. cephalopods )
Entered by Torres, Armi G.
Modified by Torres, Armi G.
Checked by Torres, Armi G.
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