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Sahyadria denisonii  (Day, 1865)

Denison barb
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Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Cypriniformes (Carps) > Cyprinidae (Minnows or carps) > Barbinae
Etymology: Sahyadria: Named after ‘Sahyadri’, the vernacular name for the Western Ghats mountain ranges. A noun..

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Freshwater; benthopelagic; pH range: 6.8 - 7.8; dH range: 5 - 25.   Subtropical; 15°C - 25°C (Ref. 13614)

Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 15.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 41236)

Short description Morphology | Morphometrics

Dorsal spines (total): 2; Dorsal soft rays (total): 9; Anal spines: 1; Anal soft rays: 5. Presence of black band and a scarlet stripe from snout to mid-caudal; and an oblique black caudal fin band (Ref. 74592).

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Asia: endemic to India.

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

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).

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Raghavan, R., S. Philip, A. Ali and N. Dahanukar, 2013. Sahyadria, a new genus of barbs (Teleostei: Cyprinidae) from Western Ghats of India. J. Threat. Taxa 5(15):4932-4938. (Ref. 94494)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 90363)

  Endangered (EN) (A2acde+3cde; B2ab(iii))

CITES (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless




Human uses

Fisheries: of no interest; aquarium: commercial
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Estimates of some properties based on models

Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805):  PD50 = 0.7500   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.01122 (0.00607 - 0.02073), b=3.03 (2.87 - 3.19), based on LWR estimates for this Subfamily-body shape (Ref. 93245).
Trophic Level (Ref. 69278):  2.8   ±0.3 se; Based on size and trophs of closest relatives
Resilience (Ref. 69278):  .
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153):  Low to moderate vulnerability (25 of 100) .
Price category (Ref. 80766):   Unknown.