Desmopuntius pentazona (Boulenger, 1894)
Fiveband barb
Desmopuntius pentazona
photo by Choy, H.W.

Family:  Cyprinidae (Minnows or carps), subfamily: Smiliogastrinae
Max. size:  8.8 cm TL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  benthopelagic; freshwater; pH range: 5 - 6; dH range: 5 - 12
Distribution:  Asia: Malay Peninsula to Sumatra, Indonesia.
Biology:  In calm waters in the low land (Ref. 13371).
IUCN Red List Status: Least Concern (LC); Date assessed: 31 March 2020 Ref. (124695)
Threat to humans:  harmless
Country info:   

Entered by: Binohlan, Crispina B. - 10.08.94
Modified by: Torres, Armi G. - 19.04.14
Checked by: Casal, Christine Marie V. - 10.05.96

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