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Class: Actinopteri
Order: Cypriniformes
Family: Cyprinidae Minnows or carps
Subfamily: Smiliogastrinae
Genus: Dawkinsia

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Asia
Max. Length 12 cm TL
Dawkinsia arulius (Jerdon, 1849)

Photo by Photo by JJPhoto
 
Dawkinsia arulius
[Arulius barb]



Asia
Max. Length 11.2 cm SL
Dawkinsia assimilis (Jerdon, 1849)

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Dawkinsia assimilis
[]



Asia
Max. Length 8.3 cm SL
Dawkinsia exclamatio (Pethiyagoda & Kottelat, 2005)

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Dawkinsia exclamatio
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Asia
Max. Length 18 cm TL
Dawkinsia filamentosa (Valenciennes, 1844)

Photo by Photo by Janiczak, B.J.
 
Dawkinsia filamentosa
[Blackspot barb]



Asia
Max. Length 9.5 cm SL
Dawkinsia rohani (Rema Devi, Indra & Knight, 2010)

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Dawkinsia rohani
[]
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Max. Length 8.6 cm SL

 
Dawkinsia rubrotinctus
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Asia
Max. Length 9.1 cm SL
Dawkinsia singhala (Duncker, 1912)

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Dawkinsia singhala
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Asia
Max. Length 10 cm TL
Dawkinsia srilankensis (Senanayake, 1985)

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Dawkinsia srilankensis
[Blotched filamented barb]



Asia
Max. Length 12.8 cm SL
Dawkinsia tambraparniei (Silas, 1954)

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Dawkinsia tambraparniei
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9 species

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Dawkinsia arulius Arulius barb Asia 12 TL 1849
Dawkinsia assimilis Asia 11.2 SL 1849
Dawkinsia exclamatio Asia 8.3 SL 2005
Dawkinsia filamentosa Blackspot barb Asia 18 TL 1844
Dawkinsia rohani Asia 9.5 SL 2010
Dawkinsia rubrotinctus Asia 8.6 SL 1849
Dawkinsia singhala Asia 9.1 SL 1912
Dawkinsia srilankensis Blotched filamented barb Asia 10 TL 1985
Dawkinsia tambraparniei Asia 12.8 SL 1954



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