Clown barb

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Clown barb
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Not evaluated (IUCN 3.1)
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Cypriniformes
Family: Cyprinidae
Genus: Barbodes
Species: B. everetti
Binomial name
Barbodes everetti
(Boulenger, 1894)
  • Barbus everetti Boulenger, 1894
  • Puntius everetti (Boulenger, 1894)

Barbodes everetti,[1] the Clown barb or Everett's barb is a species of cyprinid fish native to Borneo and Sumatra. It inhabits clear streams in forested foothills and can also be found in forest floor puddles as shallow as 15 centimetres (5.9 in) or less. Its diet consists of small crustaceans, worms, insects and plant material. This species can reach a length of 15 centimetres (5.9 in) TL. It can also be found in the aquarium trade.[2]

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  1. ^ Kottelat, M. (2013): The Fishes of the Inland Waters of Southeast Asia: A Catalogue and Core Bibliography of the Fishes Known to Occur in Freshwaters, Mangroves and Estuaries. Archived December 2, 2013, at the Wayback Machine. The Raffles Bulletin of Zoology, 2013, Supplement No. 27: 1–663.
  2. ^ Froese, Rainer and Pauly, Daniel, eds. (2013). "Puntius everetti" in FishBase. October 2013 version.