Narayan barb

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Narayan barb
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Cypriniformes
Family: Cyprinidae
Subfamily: Barbinae
Genus: Pethia
Species: P. narayani
Binomial name
Pethia narayani
(Hora, 1937)
  • Barbus narayani Hora, 1937
  • Puntius narayani (Hora, 1937)

The Narayan barb (Pethia narayani), is a species of cyprinid fish endemic to India where it is found in clear hill streams in the Western Ghats.[1] This species can reach a length of 7.8 centimetres (3.1 in) TL. It is also found in the aquarium trade.[2]


  1. ^ a b Shaji, C.P. 2011. Pethia narayani. 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 narayani" in FishBase. April 2013 version.