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Swamp barb, Puntius chola (Hamilton, 1822)

Swamp barb: Puntius chola

Swamp barb: Puntius chola

Systematic position Phylum: Chordata Class: Actinopterygii (Ray-finned fishes) Order: Cypriniformes (Carps) Family: Cyprinidae (Minnows and carps) Genus: Puntius Species: P. chola

Synonyms Barbus chola (Hamilton, 1822) Barbus tetrarupagus (McClelland, 1839) Barbus thermalis …read more

Category: Fishes | Ornamental fish and Aquarium | Resource | Trade

Aquarium Fishes of Bangladesh: Part-2

More than 70 species of exotic and native ornamental fish fishes are recorded from Dhaka and Rajshahi city. Short descriptions of some species are given bellow-

01. Pearl Gourami: Trichogaster leeri

Pearl Gourami: Trichogaster leeri

Pearl Gourami: Trichogaster leeri

Origin: Asia, Thailand, Indonesia Size: 13 cm Lifespan: …read more

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Spotfin swamp barb: Puntius sophore

Spotfin swamp barb: Puntius sophore

Spotfin swamp barb: Puntius sophore

Synonyms: Cyprinus sophore Hamilton, 1822 Barbus stigma Day, 1878 Barbus stigma Shaw and Shebbeare, 1937 Barbus(puntius) sophore Bhuiyan, 1964 Barbus(puntius) sophore Qureshi, 1965 Puntius sophore Menon, 1974

Common name: Spotfin swamp barb Local name: Punti, jati-punti

Taxonomy position: Phylum- Chordata …read more

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Ticto barb: Puntius ticto

Ticto barb: Puntius ticto

Ticto barb: Puntius ticto

Synonyms: Cyprinus ticto Hamilton, 1822 Barbus ticto Day, 1878 Barbus ticto Shaw and Shebbeare, 1937 Barbus (puntius) ticto Bhuiyan, 1964 Barbus (puntius) ticto Qureshi, 1965 Puntius ticto Menon, 1974

Common name: Ticto barb, Firefin barb, Two-spot barb Local name: Tit punti Taxonomy position: Phylum- Chordata Class-Oesteichthyes Order- Cypriniformes Family- Cyprinidae Genus- Puntius

Fin formula: D. 3/8; …read more

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Flying barb: Esomus danricus

Flying barb: Esomus danricus

Flying barb: Esomus danricus

Synonyms: Cyprinus danrica Hamilton, 1822 Nuria danrica Day, 1878 Esomus danrica grahami Chaudhuri, 1912 Esomus lineatus AHL, 1924 Esomus vittatus Swainson, 1839 Nuria thermophilos McClelland, 1839 Esomus danricus; Shaw and Shebbeare, 1937 Rasbora daniconius Munro, 1955

Common name: Flying barb Local name: Darkina, Darka

Taxonomy position: Phylum- Chordata Class-Oesteichthyes Order- Cypriniformes Family- Cyprinidae …read more