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Esomus danricus


Esomus danricus
Indian Flying Barb
印度飞行倒钩
Esomus danricus, a Danionin known as the Indian Flying Barb is one of the species known as Flying Barbs owing to their extremely long barbels. Danricus was discovered as long as go as 1822 by Hamilton. Endemic in India, in the Himalayan foothills, it is found in the same localities as Danio rerio and Danio dangila an example being the Jorai River, a tributary of the Sankosh.
This fish has an exceptional ability for jumping, hence its name, A tight fitting lid with no gaps is recommended
Esomus danricus is a silver fish with a black line on an elongated body and gold fins. Barbels reach almost to the anal fin.
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