Pethia sp. 1

Genus: Pethia Meegas kumbura and Maduwage

Last unbranched dorsal fin ray stiff, serrated; rostral barbels absent; maxillary barbels absent or minute; a black blotch on the caudal peduncle; and frequently, black blotches, spots or bars on the side of the body.

Diagnosis: Snout pointed, 8-9 pored lateral scales, a vertically elongate blotch covering scales 17 -19. Distribution: Kalikhola (Dagana)