Scarlet-banded barb

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Scarlet-banded barb
Barbus amphibius Mintern 142.jpg
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Cypriniformes
Family: Cyprinidae
Genus: Puntius
Species: P. amphibius
Binomial name
Puntius amphibius
(Valenciennes, 1842)[2]

The scarlet-banded barb (Puntius amphibius), is a species of ray-finned fish in the genus Puntius. It is found in streams in India and Sri Lanka. It can reach a length of 20 cm (7.9 in).[2]


  1. ^ Dahanukar, N. 2010. Puntius amphibius. In: IUCN 2012. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2012.2. <>. Downloaded on 3 May 2013.
  2. ^ a b Froese, Rainer and Pauly, Daniel, eds. (2010). "Puntius amphibius" in FishBase. May 2010 version.