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Barbus mussullah Sykes, 1838

Hump backed mahseer

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Hypselobarbus mussullah (Sykes, 1838); Tor mussullah (Sykes, 1838)

 

Conservation Status

Last record: 1838 or before

Rediscovered in 2015?

IUCN RedList status: Endangered

 

Distribution

Ghod river, Sirur, Pune District. Maharashtra State, India

 

Biology & Ecology

 

 

Hypodigm

 

 

Media

 

 

References

Original scientific description:

Sykes W.H. 1838. On the fishes of the Deccan. Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 4-8(1836-1840): 157-167.

 

Other references:

Annandale, N. 1919. The fauna of certain small streams in the Bombay Presidency. v. Notes on freshwater fish mostly from the Satara and Poona districts. Records of the Indian Museum 16(1): 125-138.

Arunachalam, Muthukumarasamy, Chinnaraja, Sivadoss and Mayden, Richard Lee. (2016). Remarkable rediscovery of Barbus (=Hypselobarbus) mussullah (Sykes) after 175 years of hiatus and description of a new species of Hypselobarbus Bleeker from peninsular India (Cyprinidae: Cypriniformes). FishTaxa 1(1): 1-13.

Bleeker, P. 1860. Conspectus systematis Cyprinorum. Natuurkundig Tijdschrift voor Nederlandsch Indië 20: 421-441.
David, A. 1963. Studies on fish and fisheries of the Godavary and the Krishna river systems - Part 1. Proceedings of the National Academy of Science 33(2): 263-286.

Dahanukar, N. & Raghavan, R. 2013. Hypselobarbus mussullah. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2013: e.T172446A6893728. https://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2011-1.RLTS.T172446A6893728.en. Downloaded on 06 February 2016.

Heda N. K. 2009. Fish diversity studies of two rivers of the northeastern Godavari basin, India. Journal of Threatened Taxa 1(10): 514 - 518.

Hora S.L. 1942. The game fishes of India: XV. The mahseers or the large scaled barbels of India. 8. On the specific identity of Sykes’s species of Barbus from the Deccan. Journal of Bombay Natural History Society 43(2): 163-169.

Hora S.L. 1943a. The game fishes of India: XVI. The mahseers or the large scaled barbels of India. 9. Further observations on mahseers from the Deccan. Journal of Bombay Natural History Society 44(1): 1-8.

Hora S.L. 1943b. The game fishes of India: XVII. The mahseers or large-scaled barbels of India. 10. On the specific identity of Jerdon’s species of Mahseer from southern India Journal of Bombay Natural History Society 44(2): 164-168.

Jayaram, K.C. 1997. Nomenclatural and systematic status of Barbus mussullah Sykes, 1839. Journal of the Bombay Natural History Society 94: 48-55.

Jayaram, K.C. 2005. The Deccan Mahseer Fishes : Their ecostatus and threat percepts. Zoological Survey of India, Kolkatta.

Jayaram, K.C. 2010. The Freshwater Fishes of the Indian Region. Narendra Publishing House, Delhi.

Knight J.D.M., Rai A., D’Souza R.K.P. 2014. A further note on the identity of Barbus mussullah Sykes (Teleostei: Cyprinide). Zootaxa 3821(2): 280-284.

Knight J.D.M., Rai A., D’Souza R.K.P. 2013. On the identities of Barbus mussullah Sykes and Cyprinus curmuca Hamiltion with notes on the status of Gobio canarensis Jerdon (Teleostei: Cyprinidae). Zootaxa 3750(3): 201-215.

Manimekalan, A. 1998. The fishes of Mudumalai Wildlife Sanctuary, Tamil Nadu, South India. Journal of the Bombay Natural History Society 95(3): 431-443.

Menon, A.G.K. 1992. Taxonomy of Mahseer fishes of the genus Tor Gray with description of a new species from the Deccan. Journal of Bombay Natural History Society 89(2): 210-228.

Menon A.G.K. 1999. Checklist-freshwater fishes of India. Zoological Survey of India, Occasional Paper No. 175.

Menon, A.G.K. 2004. Threatened Fishes of India and their Conservation. Zoological Survey of India.

Rainboth, W.J. 1989. Discherodontus, a new genus of Cyprinid fishes from South-eastern Asia. Occassional Paper of Museum of Zoology, University of Michigan 718: 1-31.

Shahnawaz, A and Venkateshwarlu, M. 2009. A checklist of fishes from the Tunga and Bhadra rivers, Karnataka, India with a special note on their biodiversity status. Current Biotica 3(2): 232-243.

Shaji, C.P. and Easa, P.S. (eds). 2003. Freshwater fishes of Kerala. pp. 125. Kerala Forest Research Research Institute (KFRI), Thrissur.

Silas, E. G. 1953. Notes on fishes from Mahableshwar and Wai (Satara district, Bombay state). Journal of the Bombay Natural History Society 51(3): 579-589.

Sreekantha., Chandran, M. D. S., Mesta, D. K., Rao, G.R., Gururaja, K. V. and Ramachandra, T.V. 2007. Fish diversity in relation to landscape and vegetation in central Western Ghats, India. Current Science 92(11): 1592-1603.

Suter, M. 1944. New records of fish from Poona. Journal of Bombay Natural History Society 44(3): 408-414.

Sykes, W.H. 1839. On the fishes of the Deccan. Proceedings of the General Meetings for Scientific Business of the Zoological Society of London 1838(6): 157-165.

Sykes W.H. 1841. On the fishes of the Dukhun. Transactions of the Zoological Society of London 2: 349-378.

Talwar, P.K. and Jhingran, A.G. 1991. Inland fishes of India and adjacent countries. A.A. Balkema,, Rotterdam.

Talwar, P.K. and Jhingran, A.G. 1991. Inland Fishes of India and adjacent countries. Oxford-IBH Publishing Co. Pvt. Ltd., New Delhi.

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