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  • Title
    A checklist of fishes of Kerala, India
    Type
    Journal Article
    Description
    A checklist of the fishes of Kerala State is presented, along with their scientific and common names (English and Malayalam), endemism, IUCN Red List status, listing under different Schedules of the Indian Wildlife (Protection) Act and in the Appendices of Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Flora and Fauna (CITES). Nine Hundred and five species of fishes are recorded from the inland and marine waters of Kerala comprising of 41 orders and 172 families. Close to 30% of the freshwater fish species found in Kerala are endemic to the State. Only 8% of the total fishes of Kerala are listed as threatened in the IUCN Red List, of which the majority are freshwater species. Several hundred fish species occurring in the marine waters of Kerala have not yet been assessed for their conservation status by IUCN.  
    Attribution
    Bijukumar A., Raghavan Rajeev (2015). Journal of Threatened Taxa 13(7) pp. 8036-8080; doi:10.11609/jott.2004.7.13.8036–8080
  • Title
    Coastal marine fish biodiversity along the western coast of India
    Type
    Journal Article
    Description
    This paper presents distribution records of 184 fish species surveyed in rocky reef habitats on the west coast of India. Surveys were completed in situ by SCUBA diving. Twelve species appear to be new records for India based on previous literature including Fishbase. These are in the families Apogonidae, Pempheridae, Cirrhitidae, Pomacentridae, Acanthuridae, Balistidae, Monocanthidae, and Ostraciidae. Most fish species for which there are IUCN assessments were in the Least Concern category. However, one species was Endangered, two species Vulnerable, and three species Near Threatened. Several Data Deficient species were also recorded, which presents opportunities for research to strengthen conservation.
    Attribution
    Sluka R.D. (2013). Journal of Threatened Taxa 1(5) pp. 3574-3579; doi:10.11609/JoTT.o3187.118
  • Title
    Puntius rohani (Teleostei: Cyprinidae), a new species of barb in the Puntius filamentous group from the southern Western Ghats of India
    Type
    Journal Article
    Description
    Puntius rohani, a new species of cyprinid fish, is described from the Kanyakumari District, southern India. This species can be distinguished from the other members of the Puntius filamentosus Group by the combination of the following characters: the absence of vertical black bands near the tips of the caudal fin; the presence of an elongate black club-shaped blotch 1.5 scales high extending from the 12-13th lateral-line scales to the caudal-fin base; and possessing 2-3+6-9 gill rakers on the first gill arch, 21-23 lateral-line scales, seven predorsal scales, ½4+1+3-3½ scales in transverse line from the dorsal-fin origin to the mid-ventral scale row, and 2-2½ scales between the lateral line and the pelvic-fin origin.
    Attribution
    Devi K.R., Indra T.J., Knight J.D.M. (2010). Journal of Threatened Taxa 9(2) pp. 1121-1129; doi:10.11609/JoTT.o2505.1121-9