Parapsilorhynchus prateri Hora & Misra, 1938

Deolali minnow



Taxonomy & Nomenclature



Conservation Status


Last record: 1937

IUCN RedList status: Critically Endangered (Possibly Extinct)



Darna River, upper Godavari River basin, Deolali, Nasik District, Maharashtra State, India


Biology & Ecology










Original scientific description:

Hora, S. L. and Misra, K. S. (1938). Fish of Deolali. Part III. Journal of Bombay Natural History Society 40(1): 20-38.


Other references:

Dahanukar, N., Raut, R. and Bhat, A. 2004. Distribution, endemism and threat status of freshwater fishes in the Western Ghats of India. Journal of Biogeography 31: 123-136.

Hora, S.L. and Misra, K.S. 1937. Fish of Deolali. Part I. Journal of Bombay Natural History Society 39(3): 502-519.

Dahanukar, N. (2013). Parapsilorhynchus prateri. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2013: e.T172471A6898894. Downloaded on 20 December 2015.

Jayaram, K.C. 1999. The freshwater fishes of the Indian region. Narendra Publishing House, Delhi.

Menon, A.G.K. 1999. Check list - fresh water fishes of India. Records of the Zoological Survey of India, Occasional Paper No. 175.

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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