Shalyni barb

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Shalyni barb
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Cypriniformes
Family: Cyprinidae
Subfamily: Barbinae
Genus: Pethia
Species: P. shalynius
Binomial name
Pethia shalynius
(Yazdani & Talukdar, 1975)
  • Puntius shalynius Yazdani & Talukdar, 1975

The Shalyni barb (Pethia shalynius), is a species of cyprinid fish found in hill streams of Meghalaya, India, A report from Assam may be mistaken.[1] This species grows to a length of 6 centimetres (2.4 in) TL. It is of minor importance to local commercial fisheries.[2]


  1. ^ a b Dahanukar, N. 2010. Pethia shalynius. In: IUCN 2012. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2012.2. <>. Downloaded on 3 May 2013.
  2. ^ Froese, Rainer and Pauly, Daniel, eds. (2013). "Pethia shalynius" in FishBase. April 2013 version.