Barbodes manalak

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Barbodes manalak
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Cypriniformes
Family: Cyprinidae
Genus: Barbodes
Species: B. manalak
Binomial name
Barbodes manalak
Herre, 1924
  • Puntius manalak (Herre, 1924)

Barbodes manalak,[2] known locally as the manalak, is a species of cyprinid fish endemic to Lake Lanao in Mindanao, the Philippines. It is black on the top of the head and snout with a wide, short snout. It is dark green on the dorsum, white on the sides with a gold tint especially heavy on the belly. Fins are pale colored with a dark green dorsal fin. This species can reach a length of 31.5 centimetres (12.4 in) TL. It was important to local subsistence fisheries.[3]


  1. ^ World Conservation Monitoring Centre 1996. Puntius manalak. In: IUCN 2013. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. < Archived June 27, 2014, at the Wayback Machine.>. Downloaded on 27 November 2013.
  2. ^ 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.
  3. ^ Froese, Rainer and Pauly, Daniel, eds. (2013). "Puntius manalak" in FishBase. October 2013 version.