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Chela cachius

(Hamilton 1822)

Chela cachius was originally described as Cyprinus cachius by Hamilton in 1822. It belongs to the family Danionidae and subfamily Danioninae. It is commonly known as Silver hatchet chela and is known Silver hatchet chela in India, Chep chela in Bangladesh. more common names It is found in Fresh and Brackish water.
Species   cachius
AuthorWI   Hamilton [F.]
AuthorNI   Hamilton
Qualification   ---
Year   1822
Status   Valid
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Cypriniformes Cypriniformes
Family   Danionidae
Danioninae Danioninae
Genus   Chela
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Cypriniformes
Family   Danionidae
Subfamily   Danioninae
Genus   Chela
Original Name   Cyprinus        
Taxon Name   cachius
Original Combination   Cyprinus cachius
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Cyprinus cachius
OriginalSubGenus   Cyprinus
Original Author   Hamilton
Original AuthorWI   Hamilton [F.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1822
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   Danioninae
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Ganges River about commencement of the Delta.
Primary Code   ---
Primary Type   No types known
Page   258, 384

SubSpecies AuthorWI ---
Qualification SS ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI ---

Current Genus Species Chela cachius
Current Species cachius
Current Genus Chela
Current AuthorWI Hamilton [F.]
Current AuthorNI Hamilton
Current Year 1822
Current Family Danionidae
Current Subfamily
Danioninae Danioninae

Habitat freshwater, brackish.        
Water Fresh and Brackish water

Current Summary   Valid as Chela cachius  (Hamilton 1822). Danionidae: Danioninae.
Name History   •Valid as Chela cachius (Hamilton 1822) -- (Bănărescu 1968:54 [ref. 215], Ataur Rahman 1989:83 [ref. 24860], Talwar & Jhingran 1991:313 [ref. 20764], Sen 1995:520 [ref. 23778], Rema Devi et al. 1999:153 [ref. 24758], Sen 1999:194 [ref. 24750], Menon 1999:35 [ref. 24904], Rafique 2000:323 [ref. 25220], Mirza 2000:355 [ref. 25207], Karmakar 2000:27 [ref. 25662], Arunkumar 2000:121 [ref. 30363], Mirza 2003:3 [ref. 27265], Rafique et al. 2003:97 [ref. 27173], Yadav 2003:6 [ref. 27711] as cashius, Ataur Rahman 2003:100 [ref. 31338], Sado & Kimura 2005:20 [ref. 28197], Shrestha 2008:85 [ref. 29923], Conway et al. 2011:1755 [ref. 31594], Kottelat 2013:87 [ref. 32989], Knight & Remi Devi 2014:159 [ref. 33513], Suresh et al. 2018:95 [ref. 36495], Bleher 2018:377 [ref. 36647]).

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alburna Chela alburna Heckel [J. J.] 1844In family
alkootee Chela alkootee Sykes [W. H.] 1839In family
alpar Chela alpar Gray [J. E.] 1834In family
anastoma Chela anastoma (Swainson [W.] 1839)Synonym
anomalurus Chela anomalurus (van Hasselt [J. C.] 1823)Synonym
argentea Chela argentea Day [F.] 1867Synonym
atpar Chela atpar (Hamilton [F.] 1822)Synonym
bacaila Chela bacaila (Hamilton [F.] 1822)Synonym
balookee Chela balookee Sykes [W. H.] 1839Synonym
barroni Chela barroni Fowler [H. W.] 1934Synonym
boopis Chela boopis Day [F.] 1874Synonym
caeruleostigmata Chela caeruleostigmata (Smith [H. M.] 1931)Synonym
clupeoides Chela clupeoides (Bloch [M. E.] 1795)Synonym
dadiburjori Chela dadiburjori (Menon [A. G. K.] 1952)Synonym
dadyburjori Chela dadyburjori (Menon [A. G. K.] 1952)Synonym
fasciata Chela (Allochela) fasciata Silas [E. G.] 1958Synonym
fasciata Chela fasciata Silas [E. G.] 1958Synonym
fasciata Laubuka fasciata Silas [E. G.] 1958Valid
gora Chela gora (Hamilton [F.] 1822)Synonym
horai Chela horai Silas [E. G.] 1951Synonym
huae Chela huae (Tirant [G.] 1883)Synonym
hypophthalmus Chela hypophthalmus Bleeker [P.] 1860Synonym
johorensis Chela johorensis Steindachner [F.] 1870Synonym
jorah Chela jorah Sykes [W. H.] 1839In family
khujairokensis Chela khujairokensis Arunkumar [L.] 2000Synonym
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