Laubuka fasciata

Laubuka fasciata is a species of cyprinid fish endemic to river systems in Kerala, India.[2][3] It is known as Malabar Hatchet Chela.[4] The fish was first discovered in 1958 in the Anamalai streams by the Keralite fish scientist Eric Godwin Silas. [5]The species was named Fasciata because of it shiny stripe on the body.

Laubuka fasciata
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Cypriniformes
Family: Cyprinidae
Subfamily: Danioninae
Genus: Laubuka
Species:
L. fasciata
Binomial name
Laubuka fasciata
(Silas, 1958)
Synonyms
  • Chela fasciata Silas, 1958



ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Raghavan, R. & Ali, A. (2011). "Laubuca fasciata". The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. IUCN. 2011: e.T172501A6904678. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2011-1.RLTS.T172501A6904678.en. Retrieved 14 January 2018.
  2. ^ "Laubuka fasciata – Malabar Hatchet Chela (Chela fasciata, Laubuca fasciata) — Seriously Fish". Retrieved 2021-08-19.
  3. ^ Froese, Rainer and Pauly, Daniel, eds. (2015). "Laubuka fasciata" in FishBase. 4 2015 version.
  4. ^ Assessment), Rajeev Raghavan (Western Ghats Freshwater Species; Assessment), Anvar Ali (Western Ghats Freshwater Species (2010-06-28). "IUCN Red List of Threatened Species: Laubuka fasciata". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Retrieved 2021-08-19.
  5. ^ "Laubuca fasciata (Silas, 1958)". India Biodiversity Portal. Retrieved 2021-08-19.