Barilius nelsoni

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Barilius nelsoni
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Cypriniformes
Family: Cyprinidae
Genus: Barilius
Species: B. nelsoni
Binomial name
Barilius nelsoni
Barman, 1988

Barilius nelsoni is a freshwater fish in the family Cyprinidae. It is endemic to India and inhabits clear, gravelly streams. It grows to 6.2 cm (2.4 in) TL.[1] It might be a junior synonym of Barilius radiolatus.[2] It is named in honour of Joseph S. Nelson, American ichthyologist.[3]


  1. ^ Froese, Rainer and Pauly, Daniel, eds. (2015). "Barilius nelsoni" in FishBase. October 2015 version.
  2. ^ Eschmeyer, W. N. and R. Fricke (eds) (2 November 2015). "Catalog of Fishes". California Academy of Sciences. Archived from the original on May 3, 2015. Retrieved 23 November 2015. 
  3. ^ "Joseph S. Nelson". University of Alberta. 22 June 2012. Retrieved 19 May 2012.