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Puntius jerdoni

Puntius jerdoni
Red Fin Barb
An attractive cultivable species endemic to the Western Ghats. The species has glittering silvery /milky white body with fins having bright orange tint. Dorsal fin tipped with black coloration. The species grows to 120 cm [total length] and inhabits running waters of Shimoga , Niligiri foot hills Tungabhadra sub- drainages and several streams of kerala. Juveniles are highly attractive