Category: Fishes | Resource

Thai Punti: Barbonymus gonionotus

Thai punti [Barbonymus gonionotus] is also known as rajpunti or thai rajpunti in our country. This small carp inhabits rivers, streams, floodplain and reservoirs in Thailand. In 1977, it was introduced to Bangladesh from Thailand (Rahman, 2005). It occurs mainly midwater to bottom and seems to prefer standing water habitats instead of flowing water. This fish feeds on plant matters such as leaves, …read more