Cauvery barb

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Cauvery barb
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Cypriniformes
Family: Cyprinidae
Genus: Puntius
Species: P. cauveriensis
Binomial name
Puntius cauveriensis
(Hora, 1937)

The Cauvery barb (Puntius cauveriensis), is a species of cyprinid fish endemic to the Cauvery River in Karnataka, India.


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