Barbus hexastichus Achilles 136.jpg
Neolissochilus hexastichus
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Cypriniformes
Family: Cyprinidae
Genus: Neolissochilus
Rainboth, 1985
Type species
Barbus stracheyi
Day, 1871

Lissochilus Weber & de Beaufort 1916

Neolissochilus is a genus of fish in the family Cyprinidae native to freshwater habitats in Asia that are often grouped with the mahseers. The largest reach up to 1.2 m (3.9 ft) in length, but most species are much smaller.[1]


There are currently 28 recognized species in this genus:


  1. ^ Froese, Rainer and Pauly, Daniel, eds. (2016). Species of Neolissochilus in FishBase. October 2016 version.
  2. ^ a b c d e Arunachalam, M., Sivakumar, P. & Murugan, M. (2017): Descriptions of five new species of Neolissochilus Rainboth, 1985 (Cypriniformes: Cyprinidae) from streams/rivers of the Western Ghats, peninsular India. FishTaxa, 2 (1): 1-27.
  3. ^ Scharpf, C. (2015): The authorship of Neolissochilus soro (Cypriniformes: Cyprinidae): a correction to Khaironizam et al. (2015). Zootaxa, 3986 (4): 499–500.

Retrieved from ""