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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Cypriniformes
Family: Cyprinidae Minnows or carps
Subfamily: Barbinae
Genus: Desmopuntius

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Asia
Max. Length 5.3 cm SL
Desmopuntius foerschi (Kottelat, 1982)

Photo by Photo by JJPhoto
 
Desmopuntius foerschi
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Max. Length 6.5 cm SL

 
Desmopuntius gemellus
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Asia
Max. Length 5.5 cm TL
Desmopuntius hexazona (Weber & de Beaufort, 1912)

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Desmopuntius hexazona
[Six-banded tiger barb]



Asia
Max. Length 12 cm TL
Desmopuntius johorensis (Duncker, 1904)

Photo by Photo by Roberts, T.R.
 
Desmopuntius johorensis
[Striped barb]



Asia
Max. Length 8.8 cm TL
Desmopuntius pentazona (Boulenger, 1894)

Photo by Photo by Choy, H.W.
 
Desmopuntius pentazona
[Fiveband barb]



Asia
Max. Length 8.8 cm TL
Desmopuntius rhomboocellatus (Koumans, 1940)

Photo by Photo by Hoffmann, P. and M. Hoffmann
 
Desmopuntius rhomboocellatus
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Max. Length 9.6 cm SL

 
Desmopuntius trifasciatus
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7 species

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Desmopuntius foerschi Asia 5.3 SL 1982
Desmopuntius gemellus Asia 6.5 SL 1996
Desmopuntius hexazona Six-banded tiger barb Asia 5.5 TL 1912
Desmopuntius johorensis Striped barb Asia 12 TL 1904
Desmopuntius pentazona Fiveband barb Asia 8.8 TL 1894
Desmopuntius rhomboocellatus Asia 8.8 TL 1940
Desmopuntius trifasciatus Asia 9.6 SL 1996



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