Hypselobarbus thomassi (Day, 1874)
Red Canarese barb
Hypselobarbus thomassi
photo by Williams, S.

Family:  Cyprinidae (Minnows or carps), subfamily: Torinae
Max. size:  100 cm TL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  benthopelagic; freshwater, potamodromous
Distribution:  Asia: Karnataka and Kerala in India.
Biology:  Inhabits large streams and rivers below the ghats (Ref. 41236).
IUCN Red List Status: Critically Endangered (CR); Date assessed: 18 March 2011 (B2ab(iii)) Ref. (124695)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Torres, Armi G. - 29.05.95
Modified by: Norén, Michael - 28.04.16
Checked by: Torres, Armi G. - 25.06.96

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