Species Details

@Ott,Gerhard H.F. (www.fishbase.se)

Two-spot barb Did you see this animal?

Scientific Name : Pethia ticto
Family : Cyprinidae
Order : Cypriniformes
Class : Actinopterygii
Phylum : Chordata
Other Name : Firefin Barb,Ticto Barb
Habitat : Tanks and rivers with muddy bottoms
Description : Two-spot barb is an oblongated bodied fish with large eyes.Color is grey to green on back,silvery on sides and white on belly.Two black spots are present on the body,one above pectoral fin and a large one behind anal fin.During breeding season,sides of these species turn 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:Ott,Gerhard H.F.([email protected]),www.fishbase.se. more information please contact with us.