Category: Fishes | Resource | Threatened fishes

Olive barb, Puntius sarana (Hamilton, 1822)

Olive barb: Puntius sarana

Olive barb: Puntius sarana

Systematic position Phylum: Chordata Class: Actinopterygii (Ray-finned fishes) Order: Cypriniformes (Carps) Superfamily: Cyprinoidea Family: Cyprinidae (Minnows or carps) Subfamily: Barbinae Genus: Puntius Species: P. sarana

Common/local names English: Olive barb Bangladesh: Sarputi (সরপুটি), Sarna puti (স্বর্ণাপুটি), Saral puti (সরল পুটি), Deshi sarputi (দেশী পুটি) and Kurti (কুর্তি) India: Sennee, Ngabon, Sani-putthi and Maraputthi (Assam); …read more