Species Details

@Conway, Kevin W. (www.fishbase.de)

Rainbow Minnow Did you see this animal?

Scientific Name : Psilorhynchus gracilis
Family : Psilorhynchidae
Order : Cypriniformes
Class : Actinopterygii
Phylum : Chordata
Other Name : Rainbow Minnow
Habitat : Streams,small pebbles in shallow water
Description : Rainbow Minnow has elongated and flattened body with depressed anterior and compressed posterior.Head is depressed and 7-10 dark blotches laterally extending to caudal fins.
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: Conway, Kevin W.( [email protected]).www.fishbase.de. more information please contact with us.