Definition of danio in English:


Syllabification: dan·i·o
Pronunciation: /ˈdanēˌō

noun (plural danios)

  • A small, typically brightly colored freshwater fish native to South and Southeast Asia.
    • Genera Danio and Brachydanio, family Cyprinidae: several species
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    • There are about 13 species of fish from the Western Ghats, which include half-beak fish, danio, loaches and rasboras.
    • Zebra danio larvae of 4 mm body length and 35 mm long adults use the same burst and coast swimming style.
    • A very peaceful fish which is why it is so well suited for community tanks, zebra danios tolerate a wide range of temperatures.


modern Latin (genus name).

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