Biology:Laubuka lankensis

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Laubuka lankensis
Scientific classification edit
Domain: Eukaryota
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Cypriniformes
Family: Cyprinidae
Subfamily: Danioninae
Genus: Laubuka
L. lankensis
Binomial name
Laubuka lankensis
(Deraniyagala, 1960)
  • Chela laubuca lankensis Deraniyagala, 1960
  • (Deraniyagala, 1960) Laubuca lankensis

Laubuka lankensis, also known as the Sri Lanka blue laubuca, is a cyprinid fish species endemic to Sri Lanka.[1][2] It is a freshwater species widely distributed throughout the lowland dry zone of the island.[1] It grows to 5.8 cm (2.3 in) standard length.[2]


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Fernado, M.; Kotagama, O.; de Alwis Goonatilake, S. (2019). "Laubuca lankensis". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2019: e.T195358A174838077. Retrieved 10 June 2021. 
  2. 2.0 2.1 Froese, Rainer and Pauly, Daniel, eds. (2021). "Laubuka lankensis" in FishBase. February 2021 version.

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