Freshwater Fish‎ > ‎Barb‎ > ‎

Puntius fasciatus

Puntius fasciatus
Melon Barb
瓜纹倒钩 (4条纹)
Puntius fasciatus can reach a maximum length of 12 cm. This species can range in colour depending on location: fish from highland areas are typically orange-coloured, while those at lower altitudes are normally purple or reddish. Females are larger and fuller; males are more colourful and have a red or black colouration in their dorsal fin. The Melon Barb can live for up to 6 years.