Haludaria fasciata (Jerdon, 1849)
Melon barb
photo by Sreekantha

Family:  Cyprinidae (Minnows or carps), subfamily: Smiliogastrinae
Max. size: 
Environment:  benthopelagic; pH range: 6 - 6.5; dH range: 5, potamodromous
Distribution:  Asia: endemic to southern India.
Diagnosis:   
Biology:  Found mostly in flowing rivers (Ref. 44149).
IUCN Red List Status: Least Concern (LC); Date assessed: 25 June 2010 Ref. (123251)
Threat to humans:  harmless
Country info:   
 

Entered by: Torres, Armi G. - 01.08.96
Modified by: Reyes, Rodolfo B. - 15.07.13

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