Pethia phutunio (Hamilton, 1822)
Spottedsail barb
photo by Hippocampus-Bildarchiv

Family:  Cyprinidae (Minnows or carps), subfamily: Smiliogastrinae
Max. size:  3.9 cm TL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  benthopelagic; freshwater
Distribution:  Asia: Pakistan, India, Bangladesh and Myanmar.
Diagnosis:   
Biology:  Occurs in clear streams and rivers (Ref. 4832). Found in standing waters, over silt and mud (Ref. 41236). Feeds on worms, crustaceans, insects and plant matter (Ref. 7020).
IUCN Red List Status: Least Concern (LC); Date assessed: 20 March 2010 Ref. (123251)
Threat to humans:  harmless
Country info:   
 

Entered by: Torres, Armi G. - 15.06.94
Modified by: Reyes, Rodolfo B. - 22.02.18
Checked by: Binohlan, Crispina B. - 10.08.94

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