Red tailed tinfoil

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Red tailed tinfoil
Barbonymus schwanenfeldii by OpenCage.jpg
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Cypriniformes
Family: Cyprinidae
Subfamily: Cyprininae
Genus: Barbonymus
Species: B. altus
Binomial name
Barbonymus altus
(Günther, 1868)
  • Barbus altus Günther, 1868
  • Barbodes altus (Günther, 1868)
  • Puntius altus (Günther, 1868)
  • Puntius bocourti Bleeker, 1864
  • Barbus foxi Fowler, 1937
  • Barbodes foxi (Fowler, 1937)

The red tailed tinfoil (Barbonymus altus) is a species of freshwater cyprinid fish from South-East Asia. It lives in the Mekong and Chao Phraya river basins.


  1. ^ Allen, D.J. (2011). "Barbonymus altus". The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. 2011: e.T181084A7658510. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2011-1.RLTS.T181084A7658510.en.