Chela (fish)

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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Cypriniformes
Family: Cyprinidae
Subfamily: Danioninae
Genus: Chela
F. Hamilton, 1822

Chela is a genus of fish closely related to Laubuka.


There are currently 2 recognized species in this genus:


  1. ^ a b Knight, J.D.M. & Rema Devi, K. (2014): Chela macrolepis, a new species of cyprinid fish from southern India (Teleostei: Cyprinidae). Ichthyological Exploration of Freshwaters, 25 (2): 159-166.