Genus: Danio Jordan
Body compressed, abdomen rounded, mouth anterior (superior), lower jaw with a symphyseal knob. 10 – 19 rays in dorsal fin. Dorsal fin inserted far back with its posterior half placed above anal fin.
Synony ms: None
Diagnosis: Dorsal fin rays 2/9-11, Anal 3/14-15, pectoral 1/10-11. Lateral line complete, dorsal fin inserted at highest point of dorsum, slightly posterior to half distance from snout to caudal fin base. This species is distinguished from dangila in having a round or oval shaped cleithral spot as opposed to vertically extended in D. dangila.
Common name: Not known in Bhutan Distribution:
Punatsangchhu: Labrang (Dagana), Nyichula (Dagana)
Altitude: 130 – 280 MASL
Conservation status: Least concern (IUCN)