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Pethia nigripinna (Knight, Rema, Devi, Indra & Arunachalam, 2012)

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Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Cypriniformes (Carps) > Cyprinidae (Minnows or carps) > Barbinae
Etymology: Pethia: Pethia is the generic vernacular name for small cyprinids in Sinhala.;  nigripinna: Named from the Latin 'niger' meaning black, and 'pinna' meaning fins, in reference for the black fins in males. A noun in apposition.

Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range Ecology

Freshwater; benthopelagic.   Tropical

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Asia: Moyar River drainage in the Nilgiris and the Kalindi Stream in the Wyanad area of the southern Western Ghats, India.

Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 4.5 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. 89822)

Short description Morphology | Morphometrics

Dorsal soft rays (total): 10; Anal soft rays: 8. Distinguished from other species of the genus Puntius by the following characters: barbels absent; last unbranched dorsal ray serrated; 20-21 scales in lateral series; lateral line incomplete, piercing 3-5 scales; dorsal, anal, pelvic and pectoral fins black in adult males; body pattern consisting of a black humeral spot on the 3rd or 4th lateral-line scale and a second larger spot on the 18th and 19th scale, which appears as more of a band, forming a ring around the caudal peduncle; and only two scales between the second spot and the hypural notch (Ref. 89822).

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

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Knight, J.D.M., K. Rema Devi, T.J. Indra and M. Arunachalam, 2012. A new species of barb Puntius nigripinnis (Teleostei: Cyprinidae) from southern Western Ghats, India. Journal of Threatened Taxa 4(3):2409-2416. (Ref. 89822)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 119314)


CITES (Ref. 115941)

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless





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Estimates of some properties based on models

Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805):  PD50 = 0.5000   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.01023 (0.00482 - 0.02174), b=3.00 (2.83 - 3.17), in cm Total Length, based on LWR estimates for this (Sub)family-body shape (Ref. 93245).
Trophic Level (Ref. 69278):  2.7   ±0.2 se; Based on size and trophs of closest relatives
Resilience (Ref. 69278):  High, minimum population doubling time less than 15 months ().
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153):  Low vulnerability (11 of 100) .