Pethia shalynius (Yazdani & Talukdar, 1975)
Shalyni barb
Pethia shalynius
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Family:  Cyprinidae (Minnows or carps), subfamily: Barbinae
Max. size:  6 cm TL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  benthopelagic
Distribution:  Asia: Assam and Meghalaya in India.
Diagnosis:   
Biology:  Found in hill streams (Ref. 4832).
IUCN Red List Status: Vulnerable (VU); Date assessed: 18 March 2010 (B1ab(iii)) Ref. (123251)
Threat to humans:  harmless
Country info:   
 

Entered by: Torres, Armi G. - 01.06.95
Modified by: Reyes, Rodolfo B. - 18.07.13
Checked by: Torres, Armi G. - 20.12.02

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