Species Details

@Jensen,Johnny (www.fishbase.se)

One spot barb Did you see this animal?

Scientific Name : Puntius terio
Family : Cyprinidae
Order : Cypriniformes
Class : Actinopterygii
Phylum : Chordata
Habitat : Rivers,Pools,Streams,Canals,Beels,Ponds,Ditches,Inundated fields
Description : One spot barb is a compressed bodied fish.Upperside of body is yellowish-silvery in color.Two black spots are present on the body,one over the anal fin and other behind the gill-cover.A dark line is present behind the mark present over anal fin.Scales have fine black dots and operculum with a reddish-orange mark.Male species have yellowish body with orange fins while female are silvery with clear fin.
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:Jensen,Johnny([email protected]),www.fishbase.se. more information please contact with us.