Species Details

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Cosuatis Barb Did you see this animal?

Scientific Name : Oreichthys cosuatis
Family : Cyprinidae
Order : Cypriniformes
Class : Actinopterygii
Phylum : Chordata
Other Name : Indian High Fin Barb
Habitat : Ditches,Ponds,Streams,Canals
Description : Cosuatis barb is a small bodied fish with large eyes.Scales are large,reddish-brown with a dark base.On the top and middle of dorsal fin,a black band is present.Anterior rays of anal fin also contain a band.During breeding season,pectoral fin changes to yellow and pelvic to red.
Distribution in Bangladesh
description written by: Shahtaj Islam Sakaal, Department of Zoology,Universityof Dhaka; Information sources: www.fishbase.in, Encyclopedia of flora and fauna of Bangladesh(volume 23).photo credit and copyright:Sreekantha([email protected]),www.fishbase.se. more information please contact with us.