Puntius dorsalis

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Puntius dorsalis
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Cypriniformes
Family: Cyprinidae
Genus: Puntius
Species: P. dorsalis
Binomial name
Puntius dorsalis
(Jerdon, 1849)[2]

Barbus dorsalis Jerdon, 1849[verification needed]
Barbus layardi Günther, 1868[verification needed]
Barbus puckelli Day, 1868[verification needed]
Barbus testraspilus Günther, 1868[verification needed]
Barbus tetraspilus Günther, 1868[verification needed] (non Pfeffer, 1896: preoccupied)
Systomus dorsalis Jerdon, 1849[verification needed]
Systomus tristis Jerdon, 1849[verification needed]

Puntius dorsalis is a species of ray-finned fish in the genus Puntius. It is found in India and Sri Lanka.


  1. ^ Abraham, R. (2011). "Puntius dorsalis". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2012.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 25 March 2013. 
  2. ^ Froese, Rainer and Pauly, Daniel, eds. (2006). "Puntius dorsalis" in FishBase. April 2006 version.