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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If NO, You may send your feedback from Here. 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 Dqnricus, A study of fishes of the Himalayan waters.

Elongated Body is slim and compressed.

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

Are you satisfied with this page? This fish prefers the streams, ponds, weedy ditches, beels and inundated fields. Bangladesh and West Bengal. Cirrhinus cirrhosus Bloch, Climbing perch: Journal of the Bombay Natural History Society 69 2: They are characterised by greatly-enlarged pectoral fins and two pairs of barbels, of which the maxillary pair are extremely long and usually reach the dahricus fins. Fishes of India, being a natural history of fishes known to inhabit the seas and freshwaters of India, Burma and Ceylon.


Flying barb: Esomus danricus

An account of the fishes found in the river Ganges and its branches.: Lateral line is incomplete. For certain reasons, this fish is not preferred as food the rich people. Cyprinidae Minnows or carps Subfamily: Asiatic Society of Pakistan, Dacca. In the aquarium it will accept dried foods of a suitable size but should also be offered live and frozen DaphniaArtemiachironomid larvae bloodwormesimus.

Wallago attu Tetraodon cutcutia Silver carp: Mouth small and 2 pairs of barbels of which maxillary pair is extremely long reaching middle of the body. A broad dark lateral band from mouth to caudal base. McClelland J Indian Cyprinidae. Popular Feature of the Week.

Pectoral fin is long and painted. Feeds on terrestrial and aquatic invertebrates and their larvae in nature.

Darkina, Darka Taxonomy position: Used as food fish in Bangladesh. Wallago attu Tetraodon cutcutia Silver carp: Their most common use in some areas is actually as a feeder fish in the aquaculture of larger species. Anabas testudineus Aquarium Fishes of Bangladesh: Pelvic fin is equidistant from snout lip and caudal base.


Temperature has an influence on the rate of growth of its embryo Bhuiyan, Freshwater Fishes of Bangladesh Second edition.

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Water movement does not need to be particularly strong as it mostly hails from sluggish waters, and do not add this fish to a biologically-immature tank as it can be susceptible to swings in water chemistry.

Human uses

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. Found in small streams, ponds, ditches, beels and inundated fields; abundant during rainy season Rahman, and Consumed mainly by the lower class consumers Samad et al. Mitteilungen aus dem Zoologischen Museum in Berlin 11 1: Recorded from the Bookbhara baor in Jessore Mohsin et al.

Cirrhinus cirrhosus Bloch, Climbing perch: Asiatic Researches 19 2: Learn how your comment data is processed.