Puntius padamya

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The Puntius padamya lives in the pelagic, freshwater environment.

These myths were upheld until wild populations of Puntius padamya were discovered by Ralf Britz in early 2003. Wild-caught specimens subsequently began to appear in the trade and it became clear that the Odessa barb was a naturally-occuring fish. More

Puntius padamya is known from the Irrawaddy River drainage in Myanmar. More

* Puntius padamya, a new species of cyprinid fish from Myanmar (Teleostei: Cyprinidae) Sven O Kullander, Ralf Britz Electronic Journal of Ichthyology. More

scientific name, Puntius padamya, includes the Burmese word for "ruby"-padamya-and pays homage to the fish's distinctive color. More

Puntius padamya, a new species of Cyprinid fish from Myanmar (Teleostei: Cyprinidae) Sven O. Kullander and Ralf Britz 1 Department of Vertebrate Zoology, Swedish Museum of Natural History, PO Box 50007, SE-104 05 Stockholm, Sweden. E-mail: sven.kullander@nrm.se. More

Order : Cypriniformes
Family : Cyprinidae
Genus : Puntius
Species : Puntius padamya
Authority : Kullander & Britz, 2008