Species Details

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Balitora Minnow Did you see this animal?

Scientific Name : Psilorhynchus balitora
Family : Psilorhynchidae
Order : Cypriniformes
Class : Actinopterygii
Phylum : Chordata
Other Name : Balitora Minnow
Habitat : Streams,shallow rivers where the bottom is rocky
Description : Balitora Minnow has elongated and flattened body with depressed anterior and compressed posterior.Head extremely depressed and has a small anterior mouth.They appear as reddish-brown in color with irregular black-blotches.
Distribution in Bangladesh
description written by: Seam Ferdous Emon, Department of Zoology,Universityof Dhaka; Information sources: www.fishbase.in, Encyclopedia of flora and fauna of Bangladesh(volume 23).photo credit and copyright:Bakalial, Bikramaditya( [email protected]).www.fishbase.de. more information please contact with us.