Category: Fishes | Resource

Silver Shark, Balantiocheilos melanopterus (Bleeker, 1851)

The Silver Shark

The Silver Shark

The Silver Shark is also known as Bala Shark, Tri Color Shark Minnow, Hangus and Silver Bala. This exotic ornamental fish was imported from Thailand by the aquarium fish traders (Galib, 2010). Origin is Thailand and Malaysia (Aqualandpetplus, 2009). Life span 8-10 years and they are named sharks because of their appearance and the …read more