Goldfinned barb

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Puntius sachsii
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Cypriniformes
Family: Cyprinidae
Genus: Puntius
Species: P. sachsii
Binomial name
Puntius sachsii
(C. G. E. Ahl, 1923)[1]

The goldfinned barb (Puntius sachsii) is a species of ray-finned fish in the genus Puntius. It has been reported from Singapore,[1] but its validity is questionable and some authorities treat it as a synonym of Barbodes semifasciolatus.[2]


  1. ^ a b Froese, Rainer and Pauly, Daniel, eds. (2006). "Puntius sachsii" 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.