IUCN threat status:

Endangered (EN)

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"Taxonomic Notes: Day described Paradanio neilgherriensis from Neilgherry hills in 1867 and he placed in the genus Paradanio. Later in 1878 he placed this species in the genus Danio. The scientific name was recently changed from Danio neilgherriensis to Devario neilgherriensis by Fang Fang Kullander in the doctoral dissertation """"Phylogeny and Species Diversity of the South and Southeast Asian Cyprinid Genus Danio Hamilton (Teleostei, Cyprinidae)."""" in 2001."


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