Pogonocharax rehi Regan, ; Nuria danrica var. grahami Chaudhuri, ; Esomus lineatus Ahl, ; Cyprinus barbiger Hora, ; Esomus danricus. Flying barb: Esomus danricus. Synonyms: Cyprinus danrica Hamilton, Nuria danrica Day, Esomus danrica grahami Chaudhuri. Flying barb: Esomus danricus. Systematic position. Phylum: Chordata Class: Actinopterygii (Ray-finned fishes) Order: Cypriniformes (Carps).

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This species is currently-accepted to have an enormous distribution covering parts of Pakistan, Nepal, Myanmar, Bangladesh, most of India, and Sri Lanka.

Maximum Standard Length 60 — 70 mm. Wallago attu Tetraodon cutcutia Silver carp: Any aggressive behaviour is likely to be more pronounced when it is maintained in insufficient numbers or with slow-moving or long-finned species. Flying barb Local name: Fishes of India, being a natural history of fishes known to inhabit the seas and freshwaters of India, Burma and Ceylon.

Indian flying barb – Wikipedia

Elongated Body is slim and compressed. Esomux get new feature alert in your inbox, please subscribe your email here. Body elongate and compressed laterally with pointed head. In recent years a number of phylogenetic studies involving Esomus and its near relatives have been conducted and conflicting results published.


Lower jaw is longer. Rahman, Description of the species: Lateral line is incomplete. Outer ray of pelvics is elongated.

Esomus danrica – Flying Barb (Esomus lineatus, Esomus manipurensis) — Seriously Fish

You must be logged in to post a comment. Description of the species: Shrimp and Prawn Hilsa shad, Tenualosa ilisha Hamilton, Bangladesh and West Bengal.

Very active, much drawn to the surface and equipped with exceptionally wide pectoral fins; this is an accomplished jumper but must be kept in a covered tank Bhuiyan, Cirrhinus cirrhosus Bloch, Climbing perch: Their most common use in some areas is actually as a feeder fish in the aquaculture of larger species.

Like our FaceBook Page to get danricud. More over it may be rearing in fresh water aquarium.

Flying barb, Esomus danricus (Hamilton, 1822)

The natural history and classification of fishes, amphibians, and reptiles, or monocardian animals. A further analysis by Fang et al. Water movement does not need to be particularly strong as it mostly hails from sluggish waters, and do not add this danricu to a biologically-immature tank as it can be susceptible to swings in water chemistry.

The authors go on to state that more detailed studies into the molecular and morphological characters of the genus are needed in order to identify its exact relationships with its closest relatives.


Used as food fish in Bangladesh. In juvenile, this band is bordered by a fine gold stripe Talwar and Jhingran, Please note that this feature may not contain enough information and you may find more information about this species here….

Journal of the Bombay Natural History Society 69 2: Mouth small and 2 pairs of barbels of which maxillary pair is extremely long reaching middle of the body. Asiatic Society of Pakistan, Dacca.

Flying Barb

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To get new feature alert in your inbox, please subscribe your email here. Descriptions of some new species of freshwater fishes from north India. This fish is a popular food fish among the small indigenous fish species of Bangladesh. The reasons behind unique tastiness of Hilsa Introduction to endocrine glands of fishes Respiration in Fishes Kalbasu: Eaomus aus dem Zoologischen Museum in Berlin 11 1: