Sahyadria denisonii (Day, 1865)
Denison barb
Sahyadria denisonii
photo by Ã…hlander, O.

 Family:  Cyprinidae (Minnows or carps), subfamily: Barbinae
 Max. size:  15 cm TL (male/unsexed)
 Environment:  benthopelagic; pH range: 6.80000019073486 - 7.80000019073486; dH range: 5 - 25
 Distribution:  Asia: endemic to India.
 Diagnosis:  Dorsal spines (total): 2-2; Dorsal soft rays (total): 9-9; Anal spines: 1-1; Anal soft rays: 5-5. Presence of black band and a scarlet stripe from snout to mid-caudal; and an oblique black caudal fin band (Ref. 74592).
 Biology:  Inhabits fast flowing hill streams (Ref. 41236). A herbivorous (Ref. 74596) and a gregarious fish which inhabits rocky pools with thick riparian vegetation (Ref. 74592).
 IUCN Red List Status: Endangered (A2acde+3cde; B2ab(iii)) (Ref. 96402)
 Threat to humans:  harmless
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 Entered by: Torres, Armi G. - 01.07.96
 Modified by: Reyes, Rodolfo B. - 27.01.14
 Checked by: Torres, Armi G. - 20.12.02

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