Striped barb

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Striped barb
Puntius johorensis Bleeker.jpg
Not evaluated (IUCN 3.1)
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Cypriniformes
Family: Cyprinidae
Genus: Desmopuntius
Species: D. johorensis
Binomial name
Desmopuntius johorensis
(Duncker, 1904)
  • Barbus tetrazona johorensis Duncker, 1904
  • Puntius johorensis (Duncker, 1904)
  • Systomus johorensis (Duncker, 1904)
  • Barbus fasciatus Bleeker, 1853
  • Puntius fasciatus (Bleeker, 1853)
  • Puntius eugrammus Silas, 1956
  • Barbus eugrammus (Silas, 1956)

The striped barb (Desmopuntius johorensis),[1] is a species of cyprinid fish Cyprinidae native to the Malay Peninsula to Borneo where it is found in the shallows of rivers, streams and ditches. This species can reach a length of 12 centimetres (4.7 in) TL. It is commercially important to local fisheries and can also be found in the aquarium trade.[2]


  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). "Desmopuntius johorensis" in FishBase. October 2013 version.