Blackspot Barb (Dawkinsia filamentosa)

Also known as Featherfin Barb, Filament Barb, Filamented Barb, Filamented Dawkins Barb, Filamentosus Barb, Indian Tiger Barb, Longfin Barb

Description

Also known as Featherfin Barb, Filament Barb, Filamented Barb, Filamented Dawkins Barb, Filamentosus Barb, Indian Tiger Barb, Longfin Barb.

Found in schools, over clear water estuaries, lakes, marshes, flood plains, ponds, lowland rivers and reservoirs. Adult males have branched filament dorsal-fin ray extensions.
They feed on crustaceans, insects, plants and worms.
Length - 11cm
Depth - ?m
Widespread India

Cyprinids are stomachless fish with toothless jaws. (edit) Ref: http://www.fishbase.org/summary/4473

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