(Menon, Rema Devi & Thobias, 1999)
Sahyadria chalakkudiensis is a species of cyprinid fish endemic to the Chalakkudy River, Kerala, India in the Western Ghats where it can be found in well-vegetated upper reaches of rivers. This species can reach a length of 12.5 centimetres (4.9 in) TL. It resembles the related S. denisonii, but the colours of S. chalakkudiensis are less intense.
This fish along with S. denisonii are also known as Miss Kerala in the state and among the locals due their bright colors and shiny scales.
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