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Epalzeorhynchos kalopterus

Epalzeorhynchos kalopterus
Flying Fox
The flying fox (Epalzeorhynchos kalopterus) is a popular freshwater community-aquarium fish that belongs to the Cyprinidae family. It is known to eat green algae. It is also known as kuonobarbi in the aquarium trade and is sometimes mistakenly referred to as the Siamese Algae Eater. The flying fox fish has a characteristic long body with a flat abdominal area. Its dorsal area has a coloration ranging from olive to dark brown. The lower half of its body has a yellowish white hue. A brownish-black line is apparent from its mouth, eye and the caudal fins. On top of this brownish-black line is a gold-colored stripe. The eyes of a flying fox may have a reddish iris. Its dorsal, anal and ventral finnage comprise of a black band and a white edge.
 The flying fox is a bottom-dweller that thrives in fast-flowing foothill rivers and streams of Borneo, Java and Sumatra in Indonesia of Southeast Asia. They are also found in Thailand

飞狐是这一类中体色较鲜艳的,所以在美国比“暹罗食藻鱼”或“假暹罗食藻鱼”还受欢迎。产自泰国、苏门答腊、婆罗洲等地的流动水域。在芬兰批发商常以“新加坡食藻鱼”的名称贩卖,有时也被叫做“Trunk Barb”。