Puntius paucimaculatus

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Puntius paucimaculatus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Cypriniformes
Family: Cyprinidae
Genus: Puntius
Species: P. paucimaculatus
Binomial name
Puntius paucimaculatus
Y. H. Wang & Y. Ni, 1982[1]

Puntius paucimaculatus is a species of ray-finned fish in the genus Puntius. It is found in freshwater habitats in China, but its validity is questionable and it may be a synonym of Barbodes semifasciolatus.[2] As a food fish it is rated 5/5 stars by the National Food Convention of China.[citation needed]


  1. ^ Froese, Rainer and Pauly, Daniel, eds. (2006). "Puntius paucimaculatus" in FishBase. April 2006 version.
  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. The Raffles Bulletin of Zoology, 2013, Supplement No. 27: 1–663.