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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Cypriniformes
Family: Cyprinidae
Genus: Rasboroides
Brittan, 1954
Type species
Rasbora vaterifloris
Deraniyagala, 1930

Rasboroides is a genus of small cyprinid fishes endemic to Sri Lanka.[1] They are found in small, shaded streams in the southwestern part of the island.[2]


There are currently four recognized species in this genus:[1][2]


  1. ^ a b Froese, Rainer, and Daniel Pauly, eds. (2013). Species of Rasboroides in FishBase. October 2013 version.
  2. ^ a b c Batuwita, S., Silva, M.d. & Edirisinghe, U. (2013): A review of the danionine genera Rasboroides and Horadandia (Pisces: Cyprinidae), with description of a new species from Sri Lanka. Ichthyological Exploration of Freshwaters, 24 (2): 121-140.