Esomus danrica (Hamilton, 1822)
Flying barb
photo by Jayasinghe, A.

Family:  Danionidae (), subfamily: Esominae
Max. size:  13 cm TL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  benthopelagic; pH range: 8, potamodromous
Distribution:  Asia: Pakistan, India, Nepal, Bangladesh (Ref. 41236), Afghanistan (Ref. 41034), Sri Lanka (Ref. 6028) and Myanmar (Ref. 43640).
Biology:  Adults occur in ponds, weedy ditches (Ref. 4832) and irrigation canals (Ref. 41236).
IUCN Red List Status: Least Concern (LC); Date assessed: 01 March 2007 Ref. (123251)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Luna, Susan M. - 03.03.92
Modified by: Torres, Armi G. - 30.07.16
Checked by: Binohlan, Crispina B. - 07.08.94

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